Course Catalog : Subject Area




Public Service Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
PBS 136 Grantsmanship
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Examines development, sources, and purposes of grants in intergovernmental cash flow. Focuses on application procedures, applications management and financial reporting, and development of management systems in accordance with grant pacing factors. Students develop written grant proposals, including objectives, plan of implementation, budget, and evaluation. Lecture 3 hours per week.
PBS 200 Ethics in the Public Sector
(3 credits) Examines ethical issues related to government service. Reviews ethical principles, standards, codes of conduct and their application, and a number of substantive issues of ethical responsibilities relevant to public sector employees. Lecture 3 hours per week.
PBS 240 Constitutional Law
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Surveys state and federal constitutional provisions pertinent to the relations between state and federal governments. Examines separation of powers, delegation of powers, interstate relations, commerce powers, civil rights, and liberties. Gives consideration to the establishment and interpretation of federal, state, and local regulations which implement public policy. Lecture 3 hours per week.
PBS 255 Management of the Modern City
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Teaches basic concepts of city administration. Covers relationships among city, state, and federal jurisdictions, as well as cooperative efforts among city departments. Uses case study methods to emphasize the environment and organization of the city, the city administration, and intergovernmental relationships affecting the city. Lecture 3 hours per week.