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SBPA Course Descriptions

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School of Business & Public Administration

SBPA Course Descriptions

Below is a list of courses from the Course Catalog for the School of Business and Public Administration.

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  • LW 360 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE

    This course prepares the paralegal to render legal assistance in the processes, procedures, and requirements established by administrative agencies through their enabling statutes and rules and regulations. Methods of informal and formal rulemaking and adjudication will be examined, as well as policy execution. This course will aslo explore administrative considerations in such areas as real estate transactions, procurement, bids, licensing, zoning, employment and program management are discussed. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300-400 LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA 085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE.

  • LW 402 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

    This course provides the student with underlying disciplines. Students organize and participate in a major or research endeavor focusing on Criminal Justice/Public Administration topics dealing with Guam and the Asian-Pacific region. (EFFECTIVE 11/SP, STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE)

  • LW 409 PROBLEMS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    This course examines current problems in law enforcement and criminal justice at the territorial and national levels from an administrative perspective, including review and evaluation of solutions to current problems developed by police and other criminal justice agencies, academic disciplines and other sources. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300-400 LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA 085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE.

  • LW 442 BUSINESS LAW I

    This course examines the rules of law governing business tranactions. Topics covered include the American legal system: definitions, classifications, and sources of law; court systems and procedures; tort laws; laws of contract: essentials of enforceable agreements, operation, and discharge; law of sales: Uniform Commercial Code. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300-400 LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA 085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE.

  • LW 443 BUSINESS LAW II

    This course covers law of agency and employer-employee relations including rights and liabilities of parties, and the termination of relationships; law of business organization: sole ownership, partnerships,and corporations; laws of negotiability,negotiations and discharge and debtors, creditors and bankruptcy. Prerequisite: LW442 (EFFECTIVE 11/SP, STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE)

  • LW 498 INTERNSHIP (LEGAL STUDIES)

    This course provides qualified students with the opportunity to gain experience in public and criminal justice administration. Students are placed in government agencies and related organiz- ations and work under the supervision of a management offical. Students must consult with the Internship Coordinator prior to enrolling. (EFFECTIVE 11/SP, STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE)

  • PA 201 PA IN GUAM AND THE WEST. PAC.

    This survey course examines the historical context of Public Administration institutions in Guam and in the Western Pacific and applies the concepts of efficiency, economy and effectiveness of the study, design and delivery of island public services. The course also examines public administration approaches, methods and techniques which can (a) contribute to a strengthening of managerial capacity and capability among government institutions in Guam and in the Western Pacific, and (b) improve and enchance the overall quality and accessibility of island public services. The course is designed to better prepare present and future public administrators for the challenges they face or will encounter in the public administration profession in Guam and in the Western Pacific.

  • PA 210 PUBLIC ADMIN & MANAGEMENT

    This course covers the functioning of Public Administration and Management in government structures; the history and environ- ment of Public Administration and Management in the U.S. and in the Government of Guam; the development and application of concepts, principles, and techniques of Public Administration and Management in the public sector; and problems, issues, needs, achievements in Public Administration and Management.

  • PA 215 SUPERVISION IN GOV'T ORGANI

    This course examines the operations and structure of government organizations from a supervision point of view. The course instructs students in critical supervisory theories, techniques and skills necessary for attaining superior results and accountability in government and not-for-profit organizations. The course is designed to assist students in becoming effective supervisors in public organizations and presents supervisory concepts organized around various functions such as planning, organizing, directing and controlling. The course equips Public Administration, Criminal Justice and other students with the supervisory skills they will need for growth of professional competence in the public service.

  • PA 233 IMPACT OF GOVT REGULA ADM BUS

    This course offers an overview and rationale of public policies and administrative regulations as applied to the private sector, analysis and implementation of public policies/regulations; substantive, methodological and practical problems and issues of public policies and regulatory administration toward business by Federal, State and Local government, and governments in the Asian-Pacific region.

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