Sep 24, 2018  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.

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 courses

B. At least one course selected from each of the three fields of political science, chosen from the following

3. Political theory and political thought

C. The remaining 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 toward 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.


Students using this catalog to meet political science major requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying requirements in the American politics, comparative and international politics, and political theory and political thought categories and published in a later catalog.