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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, B.S.


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.S., 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 Science requires a 2.00 GPA.

American Politics (3 hours)


Comparative/International Relations (3 hours)


PS electives (15 hours)


Minor 1 (15-18 hours)


Minor 2 (15-18 hours)


Electives (6-12 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Political Science, B.S.


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
  • Electives 6 credit hours
  • Minor courses 12 credit hours

Subtotal: 27 Hours