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Programs Director: Jay L. Caulfield, Ph.D.
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Marquette's graduate professional studies programs prepare professionals for positions of leadership in public, not-for-profit and for-profit organizations — locally, nationally and globally. The rigorous curriculum and unique, interdisciplinary approach prepare students to meet society's ever-changing challenges. The College of Professional Studies offers degrees and/or certificates in: criminal justice administration, dispute resolution, leadership studies, nonprofit sector administration, public service and sports leadership.

Criminal Justice Administration Courses

CJAD 6400. Critical Issues in Criminal Justice. 3 cr. hrs.

A comprehensive overview of the American criminal justice system, including the functions of its components, the role of the various participants and the effectiveness of crime control. Examines crime statistics, the causes of crime and current issues impacting the system as a whole. Highlights the role of the courts and the legal constraints derived from the Constitution on arrest, prosecution and conviction. Examines the procedural processes beginning with the trial process, culminating in sentencing and appeals. Topics may include: current Supreme Court issues, hate crime, domestic violence, gun control, the death penalty, police civil liability, privacy rights, wrongful conviction and public policy, plea bargaining and reforms to the justice system.

CJAD 6405. Criminological Theory in Public Service and Social Policy. 3 cr. hrs.

The study of criminological theories which inform the construction and operation of criminal justice administration and policy.

CJAD 6410. Juvenile Justice. 3 cr. hrs.

Provides students with a practical understanding of juvenile justice through an in-depth analysis of the components of the current system, the perspectives of the participants and the successes and failures of the process. Examines the theory and practice of juvenile law, constitutional and national trends and current legislative efforts in the juvenile justice arena.

CJAD 6415. Victims and Victims Policy. 3 cr. hrs.

Overview of issues facing victims in modern society and society's efforts to make the victim whole.

CJAD 6420. Correctional Management and Policy Analysis. 3 cr. hrs.

Critical study of selected areas of correctional management such as organization theory, management philosophy and leadership, human resource management, labor relations, and current issues in the administration of institutional and community corrections.

CJAD 6425. Females: Offenders, Victims and Workers in the Criminal Justice System. 3 cr. hrs.

Focuses on current status of women and girls in both the study of crime and the process of decision-making about women victims and offenders in the criminal justice system. Examines status of women workers and their access to employment within the criminal justice system.

CJAD 6430. Clinical Issues in Criminal Justice. 3 cr. hrs.

Investigation of the clinical issues impacting criminal justice policy, including mental illness and criminal behavior, legal insanity, post-traumatic stress disorder and crime, civic and criminal commitment, prisoner's rights, and the treatment of juveniles and adult offenders.

CJAD 6435. Forensic Psychology in Criminal Justice. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores the interface between psychology and the legal process. Examines the role of psychology in addressing a wide range of legal issues, including: evaluations regarding competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, risk of dangerousness, child custody and placement, fitness for duty, etc. Looks at issues associated with providing psychological service.

CJAD 6440. Issues in Criminal Justice Policy-Making. 3 cr. hrs.

Analysis of key issues affecting the complex processes of criminal justice at every stage of the criminal justice system.

CJAD 6445. Race, Gender and Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. 3 cr. hrs.

A critical examination of the interplay between race, gender, crime and the administration of justice in America. Focuses on the social, economic and political aspects of women, minorities and crime. Includes the examination of both the real and perceived relationship between race/gender/ethnicity and generalized criminal conduct. Topics for discussion include: racial profiling, disproportionate minority representation, police conduct, arrest rates and the death penalty.

CJAD 6510. Policies in Policing. 3 cr. hrs.

Examines contemporary policy making processes adopted by federal, state, and local police agencies. In-depth analysis of the most critical policies police administrators must consider. Policies include: recruitment, selection, and promotion of personnel, use of force, emergency vehicle operation, accreditation, discretion and training.

CJAD 6511. Legal Issues in Law Enforcement. 3 cr. hrs.

Focuses on risk management principles and legal responsibilities of law enforcement administrators with the intent of minimizing civil liabilities. Examines constitutional issues, Supreme Court case decisions, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Leave and Medical Act, workplace harassment issues, management rights, contracts, internal investigations and the disciplinary process. Prereq: Acceptance to the graduate certificate program for law enforcement leadership and management.

CJAD 6931. Topics in Criminal Justice. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Examination of topics related to contemporary issues in criminal justice.

CJAD 6964. Practicum in Criminal Justice. 3-6 cr. hrs.

Supervised experiences in criminal justice. Each student must negotiate an appropriate practicum plan and location with the graduate criminal justice faculty and the criminal justice practicum coordinator. Prereq: Cons. of dept ch. and cons. of CJAD dir.

CJAD 6995. Independent Study in Criminal Justice. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch. and cons. of CJAD dir.

Dispute Resolution Courses

DIRS 6600. Mediation. 3 cr. hrs.

Mediation as facilitated negotiation, three-party processes vs. two-party processes, interest-based bargaining vs. positional or adversarial bargaining. Concepts will be explored through the use of class role plays, which are videotaped and critiqued as a part of mediation training.

DIRS 6605. Advanced Mediation. 3 cr. hrs.

An exploration of more advanced issues in the practice of mediation, including brokering, emotions in mediation, agenda, joint session, caucuses, agreements and multi-party/multi issue cases. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6610. Dispute Resolution Theory. 3 cr. hrs.

The development of conflict between and among individuals, organizations, and governmental units; various models for conflict and types of conflict resolution will also be surveyed. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6615. Advanced Issues in Dispute Resolution. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores current theoretical and applied issues in mediation. These issues may include: communication theories and models, legislative enactments, dispute resolution systems design, and court-connected dispute resolution systems. Case studies provide an opportunity to examine the theory through an applied approach. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6705. Dispute Resolution and the Family. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores the many ways that dispute resolution processes are used in the family dynamic, including the division of marital property, the resolution of child custody issues, the resolution of parent-child behavioral issues, the resolution of contested adult guardianships, the resolution of issues involving the termination of parental rights, and the placement of adult family members in institutional settings. Includes an analysis of the roles of unique stakeholders, such as guardian ad litem, medical personnel, and extended family members. Uses a significant number of role plays to allow students to apply and refine their skills. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6710. Dispute Resolution and Education. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores the many ways dispute resolution processes are used in the educational context, including: collective bargaining agreements, student peer mediation programs, student-teacher disputes, ombuds programs in higher education, and the mediation of special education disputes. Addresses problem solving skills helpful to any teacher or school administrator in dealing with parents, students, and colleagues. Uses a significant number of role plays to allow students to apply and refine their skills. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6715. Dispute Resolution and the Workplace. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores the many ways that dispute resolution processes are used in the workplace, including: interest arbitration, grievance arbitration, the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, ombuds systems, peer review panels, mediation systems in unionized and non-unionized environments, and the use of processes to address issues of sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, and the lack of retention and promotion of minority workers. Uses a significant number of role plays to allow students to apply and refine their skills. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6720. Arbitration. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores the adjudicative process of arbitration or private-judging in commonly used contexts, such as labor, construction, securities, and consumer disputes. Examines the United States Supreme Court's line of precedent regarding the enforceability of arbitration clauses in contracts. Addresses common techniques used in the arbitration process. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6725. Negotiation. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores a variety of styles of negotiation, focusing primarily on interest-based bargaining. Addresses criticisms of the efficacy of interest-based bargaining in some depth. Uses a significant number of role plays for instructional purposes, utilizing scenarios from two-party single issue negotiations to multi-party multi-issue negotiations. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6730. Dispute Resolution Systems Design. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores the process by which you design, implement, and administer a dispute resolution system. Analyzes methods of stakeholder investment, intake, screening, referral, recordkeeping, data collection and evaluation. Compares methods used in a variety of dispute resolution systems, including internal and external mediation systems, arbitration, and ombuds programs. Emphasizes ethical standards applicable to system administration. Students are required to design and document a system. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6735. Dispute Resolution and Health Care. 3 cr. hrs.

Explores the many ways dispute resolution processes are used in health care, including the resolution of: patient payment disputes with hospitals, health care providers, and health maintenance organizations (HMOs); disputes regarding treatment options; disputes among professionals treating the same patient; lifestyle issues (smoking and alcoholic beverages) in long term care facilities; health care provider malpractice; and end-of-life issues among providers, family members, and hospital ethics committees. Prereq: DIRS 6600.

DIRS 6931. Topics in Dispute Resolution. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Examination of selected issues in dispute resolution that go beyond the scope of regular course offerings.

DIRS 6964. Practicum in Dispute Resolution. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Required of all students; for example, an internship may be established with a community mediation center, a court system, a hospital peer review committee, or a public school teachers' collective bargaining unit. Placements will be arranged on an individual basis. S/U grade assessment. Prereq: DIRS 6600 and DIRS 6605.

DIRS 6995. Independent Study in Dispute Resolution. 1-3 cr. hrs.

DIRS 6998. Professional Project in Dispute Resolution. 3 cr. hrs.

Required course for the professional project. Students are required to enroll in this course twice, over the course of two terms, for a total of 6 credits. Includes facilitated research meetings to explore research topics and methods, individual research and the completion of the written project. S/U grade assessment.

DIRS 6999. Master's Thesis. 1-6 cr. hrs.

S/U grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9970. Graduate Standing Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9984. Master's Comprehensive Exam Preperation Less-than-Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assesment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9985. Master's Comprehensive Exam Preperation Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assesment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9986. Master's Comprehensive Exam Preperation Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assesment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9991. Professional Project Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9992. Professional Project Continuation: Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9993. Professional Project Continuation: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9994. Master's Thesis Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9995. Master's Thesis Continuation: Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

DIRS 9996. Master's Thesis Continuation: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

Leadership Studies Courses

LEDR 6000. History and Theory of Leadership and Ethics. 3 cr. hrs.

Presents analysis of historical concepts regarding leadership with a special focus on leadership ethics. Developmental processes related to ethical leadership will be studied. Introduces quantitative and qualitative research methodologies appropriate for leadership issues.

LEDR 6005. Self-Leadership. 3 cr. hrs.

Studies aspects of the self that directly impact leadership. Includes the study of intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects. Arenas of self-leadership include: time and money usage, attitude and mood management, daily routines and stress management. Explores the ethics of self-leadership. Highly applications-focused. Includes qualitative and quantitative methodologies appropriate for measuring the self. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

LEDR 6010. Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and Team Leadership. 3 cr. hrs.

Examines the theory and process of negotiation from a variety of vantage points. Focuses primarily on group dynamics and the tools and techniques needed to understand the process. Exposes students to various team-building, conflict resolution and problem-solving strategies. Emphasizes the steps and practices critical for the negotiation process to work effectively and the strategies and tactics necessary for successful team building. Provides students with an opportunity to develop their negotiation and team building skills through the case study method, hybrid assignments and in-class negotiation exercises. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

LEDR 6015. Influence of Leadership on Behavior in Organizations. 3 cr. hrs.

Studies the influence of leadership on the behavior within and toward an organization, especially as related to organizational culture, governing bodies, strategic planning, succession planning, diversity and globalization. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

LEDR 6020. Leaders as Worldly Citizens. 3 cr. hrs.

Studies leadership and organizational leadership behavior in the context of the external culture within which the organization is embedded. Studies the intersection of world religions, world history, world monetary systems, with leadership and ethics. Issues include: nationalism, education, democracy, economic development, distribution of resources, trade vs. aid, the plight of vulnerable peoples of the world, information technology issues. Simple analyses of databases with worldwide data will be conducted. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

LEDR 6025. Research Methods in Social Sciences. 3 cr. hrs.

Interpretation and evaluation of empirical research studies. Explores how to write research questions and hypotheses. Studies methods of measuring and interpreting validity and reliability, as well as, common research methods and designs for quantitative and qualitative social science studies. Requires the successful completion of the Office of Research Compliance (ORC) tutorial. The culminating assignment includes constructing a research proposal ready to submit to ORC. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

LEDR 6030. Qualitative Research In Leadership Studies. 3 cr. hrs.

Applies qualitative research methods relating to leadership practice. Through readings, exercises and a research project, students learn to conduct a qualitative study from question through findings/conclusions. Students learn to become ethical producers and consumers of qualitative research. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

LEDR 6035. Applied Quantitative Methods in Leadership Studies. 3 cr. hrs.

Statistical methods applied and interpreted include: Chi-Square, t-tests, ANOVA, ANCOVA and regression. Methods studied in the context of leadership studies. Access to SPSS required. Undergraduate course in basic statistics recommended. Prereq: Score of 50th percentile or above in the quantitative reasoning portion of the GRE or a statistics course with a grade of B or better within the past five years. Students who do not meet one of these two conditions are required to complete a foundational statistics course prior to registration.

LEDR 6040. Introduction to Business Processes. 3 cr. hrs.

Presents an overview of fundamental business processes that will benefit leaders in multiple environments.

LEDR 6045. Communication Styles and Strategies for Leaders. 3 cr. hrs.

Examines the relationship between communication behaviors and leadership effectiveness. Topics include: power, decision making, ethics, team and interpersonal relationships and creative thinking. Through practical application and case studies, students practice and reflect on their use of these communication behaviors in their roles as leaders. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

LEDR 6051. Contemporary Leadership: Theory, Research and Application. 3 cr. hrs.

In-depth study of the transformational and transactional leadership model of Bass and Riggio and a review of emerging thought on authentic leadership. Learning activities include an in-depth review of the literature on transformational and transactional leadership theory; in-class and online discussion and design and presentation of either a qualitative or quantitative study in contemporary leadership, inclusive of drafting an actual research proposal. Prereq: LEDR 6000, MLS students only.

LEDR 6931. Topics in Leadership Studies. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Examination of topics related to contemporary issues in leadership studies. Prereq: LEDR 6000, 6005, and 6010 or 6030.

LEDR 6964. Practicum in Leadership Studies. 3 cr. hrs.

Prereq: LEDR 6000, 6005, and 6010 or 6030.

LEDR 6995. Independent Study in Leadership Studies. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.; cons. of prog. dir.

LEDR 6998. Professional Project in Leadership Studies. 3 cr. hrs.

Required course for the integrative learning experience. Must be taken twice, over two terms, for a total of 6 credits. Two options: 1) complete a professional project or 2) complete a research article of publishable quality. S/U grade assessment. Prereq: Fifteen core credits and 9 specialization credits completed. For the general track in leadership studies, 24 credits completed.

LEDR 9970. Graduate Standing Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9974. Graduate Fellowship: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9976. Graduate Assistant Research: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9977. Field Placement Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9978. Field Placement Continuation: Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9984. Master's Comprehensive Examination Preparation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9985. Master's Comprehensive Examination Preparation: Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9986. Master's Comprehensive Examination Preparation: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9991. Professional Project Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9992. Professional Project Continuation: Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

LEDR 9993. Professional Project Continuation: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

Nonprofit Sector Courses

NPSE 6521. Social Entrepreneurship: Leadership and Management Issues for the Third Sector. 3 cr. hrs.

Introduction to critical issues in non-profit organizations and movements, including the dynamics of system changes, business practices, organizational structures and assessment and accountability.

NPSE 6525. Financial Matters in the Non-Profit Sector. 3 cr. hrs.

Examination of various financial issues affecting the non-profit sector including: fund-raising from donors and foundations, grant proposals, budgeting, and personnel/program costs. Prereq: NPSE 6520.

NPSE 6530. Social Justice and Social Activism. 3 cr. hrs.

Examines the meaning and implications of social justice; considers the history of social activism from both religious and non-sectarian traditions. Prereq: NPSE 6520.

NPSE 6535. Legal Aspects of the Non-Profit Sector. 3 cr. hrs.

Examines a range of legal issues that confront non-profits including: articles and by-laws, fiduciary obligations, governance and boards of directors, charitable solicitations, and for-profit ventures. Prereq: NPSE 6520.

NPSE 6540. Restorative Justice. 3 cr. hrs.

Examines the complex, dynamic relationship between traditional justice system approaches and emerging policy, theory and research in restorative and community justice. Emphasis on the challenges of administering transformative justice within a diverse, multicultural population and the roles played by the three key stakeholder groups: victims, offenders, and community. Explores the vision associated with this unconventional paradigm, along with a range of issues related to its operational implementation. Contrasts restorative justice with the dominant retributive/punitive model of justice and provides an introduction to a variety of both established and emerging applications including victim/offender reconciliation programs and family/group conferencing.

NPSE 6931. Topics in Non-Profit Sector. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Examination of topics related to contemporary issues in the non-profit sector.

Public Service Courses

PUBS 6000. History and Theory of Leadership and Ethics. 3 cr. hrs.

Presents analysis of historical concepts regarding leadership with a special focus on leadership ethics. Developmental processes related to ethical leadership will be studied. Introduces quantitative and qualitative research methodologies appropriate for leadership issues.

PUBS 6025. Research Methods in Social Sciences. 3 cr. hrs.

Students read empirical research studies for the purposes of interpretation and evaluation. Students learn how to write research questions and hypotheses. Methods of estimating and interpreting validity and reliability are studied as well as common research methods and designs for quantitative and qualitative social science studies. The culminating assignment includes constructing a research proposal ready to submit to the Office of Research Compliance(ORC). Prereq: LEDR 6000.

PUBS 6051. Contemporary Leadership: Theory, Research and Application. 3 cr. hrs.

In-depth study of the transformational and transactional leadership model of Bass and Riggio and a review of emerging thought on authentic leadership. Learning activities include an in-depth review of the literature on transformational and transactional leadership theory; in-class and online discussion and design and presentation of either a qualitative or quantitative study in contemporary leadership, inclusive of drafting an actual research proposal. Prereq: LEDR 6000.

PUBS 6200. Leadership in Public Service. 3 cr. hrs.

Focuses on the importance of applied ethical frameworks and on contemporary leadership practice and civic engagement in the public service and non-profit environments. Learning activities include: case studies of current events, online and in-class discussion and discussions with a number of guests who are in leadership positions in public and non-profit organizations.

PUBS 6205. Urban Policy and Public Service Administration. 3 cr. hrs.

Examination of the role of governmental and nongovernmental agencies in the development and application of public policy. Special attention devoted to the interplay between the government and everyday society.

PUBS 6210. Ethics in Public Service. 3 cr. hrs.

Examines ethical dilemmas and the implications of behaviors, decisions and policies made by those whose actions affect the public good. Examines public, non-profit and private sector ethics in relation to contemporary literature and classical theory. Studies the unique ethical dilemmas that face those employed in the public sector. Assesses how administrative work is influenced by culture, religion, agency dynamics, formal rules, professional standards, bureaucratic restraints and democratic norms. Examines the role of legislation in its attempt to limit unethical behavior. Emphasizes the ethical consequences of policy making decisions and the ethical responsibility that those in public service must recognize while serving as stewards of the public trust.

PUBS 6215. Nature of Cities. 3 cr. hrs.

An interdisciplinary examination of the individual, group, and institutional aspects of everyday life in urban America. Addresses both historical and contemporary contexts.

PUBS 6220. Organizational Behavior in Public Service. 3 cr. hrs.

Application of organizational behavior theory, concepts and models in public service and non-profit environments. Studies socially responsible behavior as related to global issues. Learning activities include: in-class and online discussion, case analysis, group work and a final project.

PUBS 6225. Urban Research Methods. 3 cr. hrs.

Strategies for conducting research in urban settings. Includes the conceptualization, execution, evaluation, and presentation of research projects.

PUBS 6230. Legal Issues in Public Service. 3 cr. hrs.

Reviews and assesses the legal framework which forms the foundation for public service administration in the United States today. Examines how the American legal system represents one of the externalities which public administrators must deal with daily in their efforts to develop and carry out public policy and manage programs. Enables students to analyze significant issues in public service as they deal with the impact the legal process has on their administrative decisions.

PUBS 6235. Communication and the Management Process in Urban Service. 3 cr. hrs.

Communication challenges in the public service sector whether in institutional or community settings. Explores the communication process, including perception, attribution, and verbal and nonverbal communication. Additional considerations will be given to cross-cultural decision-making, and conflict resolution in both interpersonal and group settings.

PUBS 6240. Urban Public Sector Economics. 3 cr. hrs.

Examination of municipal finance and budgetary concerns, economics of land development, and fiscal oversight in the public sector.

PUBS 6571. Economics and Budgeting of Policing. 3 cr. hrs.

Examination of finance and budgeting concerns, economics and fiscal oversight in a law enforcement agency. Great emphasis on the role of a chief executive of a law enforcement agency as related to budget preparation, submission, operation and tracking. Prereq: Acceptance to the graduate certificate in law enforcement leadership and management.

PUBS 6581. Police Leadership and Ethics. 3 cr. hrs.

Analyzes contemporary theories of law enforcement leadership with an emphasis on the application of those leadership concepts through the use of case studies and by the analysis of current leadership situations in a law enforcement agency. Strongly focuses on ethics, as the ethical conduct of police leaders greatly determines the ethical conduct of the agency as a whole. Prereq: Acceptance to the graduate certificate in law enforcement leadership and management.

PUBS 6964. Practicum in Public Service. 3 cr. hrs.

Offers the opportunity to gain experience in community organizations. Must be directed by a faculty member.

PUBS 6995. Independent Study in Public Service. 1-3 cr. hrs.

Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch. and cons. of prog. dir.

PUBS 6998. Professional Project in Public Service. 3 cr. hrs.

Required for the integrative learning experience. Must be taken twice, over two terms, for a total of 6 credits. Two options: 1) complete a professional project or 2) complete a research article of publishable quality. S/U grade assessment.

PUBS 9970. Graduate Standing Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9974. Graduate Fellowship: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9976. Graduate Assistant Research: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9984. Master's Comprehensive Examination Preparation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9985. Master's Comprehensive Examination Preparation: Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9986. Master's Comprehensive Examination Preparation: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9991. Professional Project Continuation: Less than Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9992. Professional Project Continuation: Half-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.

PUBS 9993. Professional Project Continuation: Full-Time. 0 cr. hrs.

Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Prereq: Cons. of dept. ch.