2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Political Science Major

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(42 credits)

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Learning Outcomes  

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 any 300 or 400 level PSCI courses not completed to satisfy another requirement in the major.

World Politics Concentration:

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


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 program requirements.

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

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