Political Science Major
Always refer to the Academic Catalog for the official requirements in any program.
Political Science is a designated major. No grade below a C- will be accepted toward credit. No more than 12 credits of lower division Political Science courses may be counted toward the credit requirement for the major.
General Education Core
|Core Course Requirements||17-18|
|Knowledge Areas Requirements||19|
|BA Degree - Foreign Language/ASL requirement||(16 hours or proficiency test)|
|BS Degree - Math or Science minimum requirement||(12 hours)|
Core Requirements (36 Hours)
|POLS 1100||American National Government||3|
|POLS 2300||Introduction to Political Thought||3|
|POLS 4990||Research Seminar in Political Science||3|
|Introduction to International Relations
Introduction to Comparative Politics
|Free Electives (includes completing minor & BA/BS requirement)||48|
Total Credits, BA or BS degree: 120
Note: Since all political science courses listed are not required to meet the minimum requirement for a major in political science, students should seek advisement from political science faculty to determine which courses are most pertinent to their vocational and educational objectives.