B.A. in Political Science

Major Requirements/Political Science (39 credits)
PS-101Introduction to Political Science: Power and Globalization3
PS-103American National Government3
PS-250Social Science Research and Writing3
Select 3 credits from Course Type: PSAM (American Politics)3
Select 3 credits from Course Type: PSAL (American Legal System)3
Select 3 credits from Course Type: PSPA (Public Policy)3
Select 3 credits from Course Type: PSIP (International Relations)3
Select 3 credits from Course Type: PSCG (Comparative Politics)3
PS-221Early Political Thought3
orĀ PS-222 Modern Political Thought
Select one of the following:3
Political Science Internship Seminar
Political Science Internship
International Service Seminar
Model UN Conference
Political Science Internship
Political Science Internship
Select 6 credits of Political Science Electives6
PS-401Seminar in Political Science3
Free Electives (50 credits)
Select 50 credits of free electives50
General Education Requirements (39 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Select 3 credits from Mathematics (excluding MA-050 and MA-101)3
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Select 3 credits from Art, Music, Theatre, or Dance3
Technological Literacy
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with PS-2500
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: RD3
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with required PS courses0
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with required PS courses0
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language6
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Political Science (PS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits128

Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.