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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

120 hours required for graduation


GENERAL EDUCATION—51 to 53 hours

 
Major Requirements — 38 hours
 
POSC 100 – Introduction to Government & Politics (3hrs)
POSC 101 – American Government (3hrs)
POSC 204 – State and Local Politics (3hrs)
POSC 210 – International Relations (3hrs)
POSC 205 – Political Science as a Profession (2hrs)
POSC 225 – Strategic Decision-Making (3hrs)
POSC 311 – Methodology and Research (3hrs)
POSC 400 – Senior Capstone Experience (3hrs)
or
POSC 497 – Internship (3hrs) – Faculty Approval Required
 
Required: 
15 hours of 300 and/or 400 level political science courses


Math Requirement — Math 111 or Math 120


Core Cognates — 18 hours
 
PSYC 200 – Statistics for the Social Sciences (3hrs)
Same Modern Foreign Language (6hrs)
ECON 201 – Principles of Macroeconomics (3hrs)
or
ECON 202 – Principles of Microeconomics (3hrs)
HIST 207 – American History to 1865 (3hrs)
or
HIST 208 – American History from 1865 (3hrs)
ENGL 112 – Technical Writing (3hrs)
or
ENGL 201 – Advanced Effective Communication (3hrs)
or
ENGL 204 – Writing for Business and Other Professions (3hrs)
 

Electives to bring the total to — 120 hours


Up to six hours in Cooperative Education may be earned in major-related work.

Up to twelve credit hours of the following courses may be double-counted as General Education courses:

POSC 101: American Government (3 hours) to satisfy requirement for American
Traditions;

POSC 210: International Relations (3 hours) to satisfy the requirement for International
Perspectives


GED courses in approved Modern Foreign Languages (3-6 hours)


 

Minor in Political Science—15 credit hours
POSC 100; 101; 204 or 210; and six hours from any 300 or 400 level political science
course.


 

 

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