Political Science

Chair:   Melissa Scheier

 

Major

(B.A. degree) A total of thirty-three semester hours required. Thirty hours in Political Science, including: (1) POS 100: American Government; (2) POS 240: Political Thought; (3) POS 200: World Politics; (4) POS 207: Comparative Politics; (5) POS 425: Political Science Research Methods and (6) POS 450: Senior Seminar. The remaining fifteen semester hours must be at the 300- or 400- level. Only six semester hours credit in the major will be given for courses taken off campus in the intern program.

Minor

A total of eighteen semester hours required, including: (1) POS 100: American Government; (2) POS 240: Political Thought; (3) POS 200: World Politics; and (4) POS 207: Comparative Politics. Only three semester hours credit in the minor will be given for courses taken off campu in the intern program.

 

Note: In order to enroll in any 400-level class in political science, the student must have successfully passed either POS 100: American Government, POS 200: World Politics, POS 207: Comparative Politics, or have received the permission of the instructor.

 

Flags

Recommended Course Sequence

First Year
Either Semester
POS 100  
POS 240  
   
Second Year
Either Semester
POS 200  
POS 207  
POS Elective (Upper Division)  
   
Third Year
Either Semester
POS 425  
POS Elective (Upper Division)  
POS Elective (Upper Division)  
   
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
POS 450 POS Elective (Upper Division)
POS Elective (Upper Division)  
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