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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Political Science, B.A.


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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


Note:


* Ideally student will schedule HIST 221  the same semester as POLS 110  or POLS 210  and HIST 102  the same semester as POLS 220  or POLS 360 .

Electives


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


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

Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


Modern Language (7 Credits)


Choice of modern language to be made in consultation with academic advisor.

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

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


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

Note:


*Students cannot receive credit for ECON 201  if they take ECON 300 .

Total: 28 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Political Science (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Political Science (9 Credits)


At least 9 of the 24 hours of POLS electives listed in the junior or senior years must be taken at the 400 level. To take 400 level POLS courses, students must have been admitted to upper division and must also have at least junior standing.

Communication (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Modern Language (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

  • MODL 201 3 Credits.

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 (10 Credits)


Some of these electives must be used to complete an 18 hour minor in a subject selected in consultation with advisor. See specific degree requirements.

Total: 31 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Sociology (3 Credits)


Choose from SOCI at the 300 or 400 level in consultation with advisor.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Chosen from:

Political Science (12 Credits)


At least 9 of the 24 hours of POLS electives listed in the junior or senior years must be taken at the 400 level. To take 400 level POLS courses, students must have been admitted to upper division and must also have at least junior standing.

General Electives (12 Credits)


Some of these electives must be used to complete an 18 hour minor in a subject selected in consultation with the student's advisor. (See Specific Degree Requirements).

Total: 30 Credits


Note:


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

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