2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Political Science Major


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(39 credits)

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Political science major deals with the study of systems of governance, the analysis of political behavior, and exploration of political thought/theory in national, international, and comparative perspectives. 

Required Courses:


Electives (9 credits):


Choose from among courses in the American politics and world politics areas. No duplication of courses from requirements above.

Concentration in American Politics:


Students wishing to focus on American politics can create a concentration by taking all 9 credits of their electives in the American politics area (see courses listed above.) No duplication of courses in the American politics core.

Concentration in World Politics:


Students wishing to focus on world politics and create a concentration by taking all 9 credits of their electives in the world politics area (see courses listed above.) No duplication of courses from the world politics core.

Note:


In addition to PSCI 499, students must complete at least 12 credits at the 400 level. Up to six credits from PSCI 495, 497, and/or 498 may be counted toward the 39 credit requirement.

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This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.00 overall GPA; 2.20 in all Major required course work.

Fall 1st Year


Spring 1st Year


Fall 2nd Year


Spring 2nd Year


Fall 3rd Year


Spring 3rd Year


  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Major Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

Fall 4th Year


  • Foundational Studies:  UDIE | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3
  • Elective | Credits/Units 3

Spring 4th Year


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