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Political Science and Public Administration All programs offered by the Department of Political Science and Public Administration aim to enable students to engage in critical thinking and analysis of social, political and policy problems and issues important to our nation and the world. The programs prepare professionally qualified persons to serve as generalists and specialists in administrative CAREERS in government, public service agencies and related areas. The department offers a pre-law concentration, which prepares students for law-school. The graduate level program in pubic administration, which offers concentrations in Public Management, State and Local Government, Human Resource Management, and Health Services Administration, prepares individuals from diverse and multicultural backgrounds for administrative CAREERS in federal, state, and local government services and other public and non-profit organizations. The department sponsors many co-curricular activities for Political PS majors, including the Political Science Association and Kappa Theta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha—the National Political Science Honor Society. Sociology and Psychology Programs in the Department of Sociology and Psychology prepare students for graduate study and CAREERS in the community and social services sector as counselors, mental health workers, psychiatric aides, and case managers; in social science research; or in criminal justice/forensic psychology as correctional and police officers, parole and probation officers and interviewers for various criminal justice agencies; and in closely related fields. PowerShift Southeast Conference in Orlando, Florida Visual and Performing Arts The Department of Visual and Performing Arts, includes Theatre, Art and Dance. These areas of concentration inform, enlighten, inspire and entertain. Visual and Performing Arts has produced artists, movie writers, novelists, Grammy winners, movie stars, choreographers, designers, as well as educators and social and political leaders. Academic Viewbook Self Portrait by Art Major Floyd L. Sandle Players Page 14