2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, International Relations and Comparative Politics Concentration (B.A.)


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Major Requirements


Gateway to Political Science (3 credits)


Take one of the following two courses; the other course will not count for the major.

Political Theory Foundation (3 credits)


Take one of the following two courses; the other course may count as an elective for the major:

American Government Foundation (3 credits)


Every major will take the following course:

International Relations and Comparative Politics Foundation (3 credits)


Take one of the following two courses; the other course may count as an elective for the major:

Skills for Success (7 credits)


Every major will take the following three courses:

Electives (18 credits)


In addition to the required courses listed above, majors will take six additional Political Science courses at the 200-level or above.

Concentrations


The major does not require a concentration.  Majors in Political Science may, however, take either of two concentrations:  Political Science, American Government and Public Law (B.A.)   or Political Science, International Relations and Comparative Politics Concentration (B.A.) .  To complete a concentration, four of the six electives for the major (12 out of the 18 elective credits) must be taken from the list of courses for the concentration chosen.

International Relations and Comparative Politics Concentration


The three courses taken as part of the Foundation requirement - American Government Foundation (POL215) and International Relations and Comparative Politics Foundation (POL211 or POL240) will not count toward a concentration. 

Take four courses from the following:

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