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


Electives


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


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

History (6 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of History courses.

Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Literature courses.

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 the General Education Core  list of Natural Sciences courses.

Philosophy (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral courses. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

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 the General Education Core  list of Communication courses.

Modern Language (3 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

  • MODL 201 3 Credits.

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Natural Sciences courses.

General Electives (4 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Minor (6 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Total: 31 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral courses. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

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.

Minor (12 Credits)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

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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