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  Dec 10, 2017
 
2016-17 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science (B.A.)


Majors take one introductory course at the 100-level, three foundation courses at the 200-level, a seven-credit sequence of Skills for Success courses in the junior and senior years, and six electives at the 200-level and above.  (37 credits total)

Major Requirements


Majors take one introductory course at the 100-level, three foundation courses at the 200-level, a seven credit sequence of Skills for Success courses in the junior and senior years, and six elective credits at the 200-level and above for a total of 37 credits.

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 or 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.