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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, B.A.


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Department of Political Science and International Relations  
615-898-2708
Michael Federici, program coordinator
Michael.Federici@mtsu.edu

 

Students majoring in Political Science can choose a general focus or a concentration in either Public Administration or Pre-law.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Political Science, B.A., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following General Education course is recommended for this major:

  • PS 1005 or PS 1010 (Soc/Beh Sci)

Major Requirements (37 hours)


The major in Political Sciences requires a 2.00 GPA.

American Politics (3 hours)


Comparative/International Relations (3 hours)


PS electives (15 hours)


Foreign Language (6 hours)


Students must successfully complete 2010 and 2020 or any courses numbered above the 2000 level in a single foreign language.

Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (18-21 hours)


Total Hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Political Science, B.A.


Curricular listings include  General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences Categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


  • PS 4800 - Senior Seminar 3 credit hours
  • PS electives 6 credit hours
  • General electives 9 credit hours
  • Minor courses 9 credit hours

Subtotal: 27 Hours


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