Bachelor of Arts in Political Science


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS – MAJOR:  POLITICAL SIENCE
    General Education Requirements[50]
        English 1301, 1302, and three (3) hours sophomore literature[9]
        Fine Arts (three (3) hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art, or equivalent)[3]
        Modern Language (at least two semesters, second year, all hours in same language)[14]
        Religion 1320 and 1330 (Old and New Testament Surveys)[6]
        History[3]
        Social Science (CJUS/ECON/GEOG/POSC/PSYC/SOCI)[3]
        Physical Activity (KINE 1238)[2]
        Science (must be a lab science)[4]
        Mathematics[3]
        Speech 1311 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)[3]

Departmental Requirements for Political Science Majors:
*denotes course(s) which can also meet General Education Requirements
    *HIST 1302 United States Since 1877
     HIST 2322 Survey of World Civilizations II
Departmental Recommendations for Political Science Majors:
 None
Major Area of Study (see below)[30]
Minor (minimum of 18 hours)[18]
Electives (to total 120 hours)
    Total:  Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours

AVAILABLE MAJOR OF BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE
Political Science Major Requirements
Completion of thirty (30) semester hours:
    Foundation Courses (12 semester hours):
        POSC 1301 Introduction to International Relations
        POSC 2303 American and State Government
        POSC 2304 Introduction to Political Science
        POSC 3361 American Constitutional Development I
        POSC 3362 American Constitutional Development II
        POSC 4365 Comparative Economic and Political Systems
        PSYC/SOCI 2332 Introduction to Research Methods
        Nine (9) additional hours from the following:
            POSC 2368 Model United Nations
            POSC 3308 Modern China
            POSC 3364 British Studies, 1714 to Present
            POSC 4361 Diplomatic History of the United States
            POSC 4363 Russian and Soviet Studies
            Additional Special Topics