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School of Public and International Affairs

Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs

Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs program prepares highly intellectual policy makers for immediate high-impact in all facets of public affairs. Upon graduation, these skilled students will be able to apply analytical and quantitative thinking to distill general rules from the disarray of complex real-world issues to design comprehensive and effective policies. Enhanced communication skills and social responsibility make integral part of this program. Our graduates will excel in professional life in private, non-profit and public sectors at local, national or regional level.  

In addition to majoring in Public Affairs, students may choose their free electives and course overloads carefully to get a second career track on any possible undergraduate area offered at ADA University. Second career track improves employability chances of students and allows to diversify student learning outcomes. 

What you study at BAPA

AREA OF STUDY DISCIPLINE COURSE TITLE ECTS
General Education
  • Writing & Information Literacy
  • Writing & Information Literacy
  • Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Natural Sciences & Quantitative Reasoning
  • Natural Sciences & Quantitative Reasoning
  • Leadership & Communication
  • Leadership & Communication
  • Humanities
  • Humanities
  • Writing & Information Literacy I
  • Writing & Information Literacy II
  • Introduction to Sociology or Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Civilizations & Cultures or Azerbaijani Studies
  • Calculus I or Introduction to Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Physics or Introduction to Environmental Sciences
  • Public Speaking & Persuasion
  • Leadership, Ethics & Communication - Challenges of Society
  • Fundamentals of Philosophy or Perspectives on Ethics & Values
  • History of Azerbaijan or Literature of Azerbaijan
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
DISCIPLINE COURSE TITLE ECTS
Public Affairs
  • Introduction to Public Affairs
  • Law & Public Affairs
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Public Management
  • Public Finance & Budgets
  • Policy Analysis & Program Evaluation
  • Ethics & Public Affairs
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
Economics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • 6
  • 6
Political Science
  • State & Politics
  • 6
Social Sciences
  • Sustainable Development
  • 6
MIS / Decision Sciences
  • Research Methods I
  • Research Methods II
  • Management Information Systems
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
History & Humanities
  • Modern World History
  • Perspectives on Human Rights & Democracy
  • 6
  • 6
Sociology
  • Race, Gender, Ethnicity & Minority Relations
  • Media & Communication
  • 6
  • 6
Geography
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • 6
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  • Public Consultancy Project - Capstone
  • 6
DISCIPLINE COURSE TITLE ECTS
Public Affairs
  • Human Resource Management in Public Sector
  • Local Government
  • Urban Planning & Development
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Government Accounting & Financial Reporting
  • Project Management
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
  • 6
AREA OF STUDY DISCIPLINE COURSE TITLE ECTS
Functional Enabler
  • Leadership & Communication
  • Leadership & Communication
  • Career Development
  • My ADA
  • Top Skills in 2020
  • Career Development Skills & Strategies
  • 0
  • 6
  • 6
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