Major Program Requirements
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
(37 hours of PSCI and 3-4 hours cognates)
Political Science Core (21 hours)
|PSCI 101||American Federal Government (4)|
|PSCI 210||Career Seminar (2)|
|PSCI 236||International Relations (4)|
|PSCI 237||Ancient & Medieval Political Philosophy (4)|
|or PSCI 238||Modern Political Philosophy (4)|
|PSCI 295||Research methods for Political Science (4)|
|PSCI 399||Professional Internship (1)|
|PSCI 409||Capstone: Research Seminar (2)|
Political Science Electives (16 hours)
Cognates (3-4 hours)
|MATH 204||Elementary Statistics (3)|
|or PSYC 211||Statistics for Psychology (4)|
Majors are encouraged, depending on their individual backgrounds, to consider the following courses related to political science; GEOL 104, ECON 201 and 202, HIST 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106 or 111.
Sophomore standing and a 100- or 200-level couse are prerequisites for 300-level courses. Junior standing is required to take 400-level courses.
Minor and Associate Program Requirements
The Associate’s degree and the minor in political science requires completion of 20 semester hours in the discipline, including PSCI 201, 237 or 238, and 18 hours of electives in the department.