Government and Public Service
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Nathan Richard Bacal
Pima Community College - East Campus
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Nancy LC Dusthimer
Sierra Vista Advising
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Rebecca E Pickett
Fort Huachuca Education Center
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The minor in Government and Public Service offered by University of Arizona South will provide supporting knowledge to prepare students for a variety of careers in federal, state, and local governments, business, law enforcement, international organizations, nonprofit organizations, journalism and other related professions. Courses chosen carefully with the help of a UA South advisor will teach students to speak, write, and argue effectively; conduct research and analyze data efficiently and accurately; think critically about implications, and draw conclusions that will lead to practical solutions for the modern world.
Requirements include GPSV 301 (American Political Ideas); 6 units in a GPS specialization, including: Government and Public Service, Law and Justice, Intelligence and National or International Security. An additional 9 units may be chosen from GPSV electives.
Courses in this minor cannot be double dipped with any major coursework.
Declaring the Minor
Contact a local UA South advisor to add this minor: https://azcast.arizona.edu/student-services/advising/meet-your-advisor
Complementary majors might include western or non-western second languages, history, psychology, or sociology. A major in a science area might be useful, particularly if the student is interested in environmental issues at national and international levels
Classes are available for this degree in a variety of locations for a traditional classroom setting as well as online classes for flexibility.