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  Feb 21, 2018
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.

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Requirements for the liberal arts major in political science, B.A. program

The major requires a minimum of 40 credits in political science as outlined below. Credit toward the major will only be allowed for courses completed with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

A. Core - 16 credits

B. At least one 4-credit course selected from each of the three fields of political science - 12 credits

C. The remaining 12 credits are elective courses with the following restrictions

  • Only 4 credits of PS 362 - Model United Nations (2) will be accepted toward the major.
  • No more than a total of 12 credits of PS 390, PS 459 and PS 490 will be accepted in the major.
  • No more than 4 credits of PS 459 may be counted toward the major in political science. Applicants must seek departmental approval at the beginning of the semester prior to that of the internship. Permission forms are available in 418 Varner Hall.



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