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Major in Political Science (30 hours)

Core Requirements (15 hours):

111 -- American Political System            

Two Courses from the following:                                                                                     

  • 121 -- Introduction to Public Administration and Policy
  • 131 -- Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • 151 -- Introduction to International Relations


341 -- Theory and Methods in Political Science
491 -- Senior Seminar in Political Science

Distribution Requirements (6 hours):
One course each from two additional Topic areas:

310 to 319 (American Government)
320 to 329 (Public Administration/Policy)
330 to 339 (Comparative Politics)
350 to 359 (International Relations)

Electives (9 hours):

Any other departmental offerings not utilized above; may include one additional course at the 100- level.


Minor in Political Science (15 hours)

Requirements (6 hours):

111 -- American Political System

One course from the following:

  • 121 -- Introduction to Public Administration and Policy
  • 131 -- Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • 151 -- International Relations                                    
                                              

Electives (9 hours):
Any other departmental offerings not utilized above.