Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice

Political Science Major - Bachelor of Science

Recommended Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Course Credits
POLS 1100 (general ed course) 3
POLS 2100 (general ed course) 3
POLS 2200 (general ed course) 3
POLS 2300 (general ed course) 3
ENGL 1010 (if ACT subscore is below 29) 3
ENGL 2010 3
LM 1010 1
UNIV 1000 1
1 Course for the Fine Art Requirement 3
1 Course for the Humanities Requirement 3
1 Course for the Interdisciplinary Requirement 3
1 Course for the Computer Literacy Requirement 3
Total Credits 32

Sophomore Year

Course Credits
POLS 4210 3
POLS 4220 3
4 POLS Electives (above 3000 level) 12
1 Course for Quantitative Literacy Requirement
(must have a math ACT subscore above 23 to enroll)
3
1 Course for the Life Science Requirement 3
1 Course for the Physical Science Requirement 4
1 Course in Math or Science to fulfill B.S. Degree Requirement 3
Total Credits 31
Cumulative Credits 63

Junior Year

Course Credits
5 POLS Electives (above 3000 level) 15
5 Electives (above 3000 level) 15
Total Credits 30
Cumulative Credits 93

Senior Year

Course Credits
POLS 4990 3
9 Electives (above 3000 level) 27
Total Credits 30
Cumulative Credits 123