Political Science (B.A., B.S.)

Major: Political Science (B.A., B.S.)

Departments/Programs
Courses  
Political Science Major (B.A. or B.S., 35 hours)
POLSC 001 United States Government and Politics 3 hours
POLSC 009 Introduction to International Relations or
POLSC 020 Introduction to Comparative Politics
3 hours
POLSC 100 Introduction to Statistics and SPSS 2 hours
POLSC 200 Research Methods in Political Science 3 hours
American Politics area (select from the following): 6 hours
International Politics area (select from the following): 6 hours
Political theory area (select from the following): 3 hours
Political Science electives:
(Select 6 hours of intermediate (100-level) or upper (200-level) political science courses.)

Note: When selecting electives, keep in mind that a minimum of 12 hours of upper level courses are required in the major.

6 hours

Senior Comprehensive:  
POLSC 299 Senior Seminar* 3 hours
*In some cases, senior research may be completed instead through a project undertaken in conjunction with Political Science 197.  

Political Science majors must also complete one or more minors of at least 18 hours. Students pursuing a double major may substitute their second major for the minor requirement.