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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Political Science, B.A., International Relations Concentration


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CIP Code: H921 (451001-01) †
Total Credit Hours: 120-122
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Career Opportunities: Federal, state, local governments, law firms, public interest groups, law enforcement, corporations.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Electives


Modern Language (7 Credits)


  • MODL 101 4 Credits.
  • MODL 102 3 Credits.

Choose from FREN, GERM, or SPAN in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single foreign language.

Philosophy (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Total: 32 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


Modern Language (6 Credits)


  • MODL 201 3 Credits. 
  • MODL 202 3 Credits.

Choose from FREN, GERM, or SPAN in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single foreign language.

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

Total: 30 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Political Science (12 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor. At least 9 hours must be at the 400 level.

Geology (3 Credits)


Chosen from a 300 or 400 level geography course.

Communication (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

General Electives (7 Credits)


Some of these electives must be used to complete an 18 hour minor in Geography (world), History (modern world), ECON, MODL or another academic advisor approved area. See specific degree requirements.

Total: 28 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Political Science (12 Credits)


Choose in consultation with the academic advisor. At least 9 hours must be at the 400 level.

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses.

General Electives (15 Credits)


Some of these electives must be used to complete an 18 hour minor in Geography (world), History (modern world), ECON, MODL or another advisor approved area. See specific degree requirements.

Total: 30 Credits


Note:


† In order to meet University requirements for graduation, each student must complete a minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400 level courses.

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