Local Government Administration Diploma Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      Off Campus Fall Part-Time
      Off Campus Spring Part-Time
      Off Campus Summer Part-Time
    Required Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 27.00
    Required: 27.00
    PADM 200 Local Government Administration in BC 3.00  
    PADM 201 Local Government Services in BC 3.00  
    PADM 202 Municipal Finance in BC 3.00  
    PADM 203 Municipal Law in BC 3.00  
    PADM 205 Advanced Communication Skills - Local Government Professionals 3.00  
    PADM 209 Fundamentals of Local Government Corporate Administration 3.00  
    PADM 305 Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills: Policy Analysis for Local Government Professionals 3.00  
    PADM 307 Ethics and the Responsible Local Government Professional 3.00  
    English, Communications or equivalent 3.00  
    Elective Courses   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 33.00
    Total Program Credits 60.00
    Choose 6.00 credits from the following list: 6.00
    PADM 204 Leadership in Local Government Organizations 3.00  
    PADM 207 Managing People in Local Government Organizations 3.00  
    PADM 208 Community Planning for Non-Planners: Planning Skills for Local Government Professionals 3.00  
    PADM 306 Project Management Skills for Local Government Professionals 3.00  
    PADM 308 The Successful CAO - Local Govt Advanced Management 3.00  
    Choose 27.00 credits of electives: 27.00
    Business or Commerce credits (including Accounting, General Management, Marketing, Human Resources Management, International Business, Applied Business Technology)  
    Humanities credits (including English, Communications, Foreign Languages, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Technical Writing)  
    Other Public Administration credits (including Public Management, Local Government Law, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Program Evaluation, Performance Management, Leading and Managing in the Non-Profit Sector, Economic Development, Corporate Administration, First Nations - Local Government Relations)  
    Science/Applied Science credits (including Architecture, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Engineering, Geography, Geology, Landscape Architecture, Math, Physics, Human Kinetics, Kinesiology)  
    Social Science credits (including Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, Geography, Law, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, Community Planning)  

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