Bachelor of Science in Political Science


REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – MAJOR:  POLITICAL SCIENCE
General Education Requirements[46]
English 1301, 1302, and three (3) hours sophomore literature[9]
Fine Arts (three (3) hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art or equivalent)[3]
Religion 1320 and 1330 (Old and New Testament Surveys)[6]
History[3]
Social Science (CJUS/ECON/GEOG/POSC/PSYC/SOCI)[6]
Physical Activity (KINE 1238)[2]
Science (must be lab science)[8]
Mathematics[6]
Speech 1311 (Fundamentals of Speech Communications)[3]


Departmental Requirements for Political Science Majors:
*denotes course(s) which can also meet General Education Requirements
 *HIST 1301 United States History to 1877
 *HIST 1302 United States History Since 1877
 *MATH 1342 Elementary Statistics
Departmental Recommendations for Political Science Majors:
 *Economics (Three(3) hours)
Major area of study (see below)[30]
Minor or Concentration (minimum of 18 hours)[18-21]
Electives (to total 120 hours)
     Total:  Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours


AVAILABLE MAJOR FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE
Political Science Major Requirements
Completion of thirty (30) semester hours, with a selected concentration or minor:
 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
 POSC 4350 Internship
 PSYC/SOCI 2332 Introduction to Research Methods
 Six (6) 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