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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.S.


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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 Policy and Management 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
Major Requirements 37 hours*
Minor 1 15-18 hours
Minor 2 15-18 hours
Electives 6-15 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

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 courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (37 hours)


The major in Political Science requires a 2.00 GPA.

Comparative/International Relations (3 hours)


Political Science electives (15 hours)


Minor 1 (15-18 hours)


Minor 2 (15-18 hours)


Electives (6-15 hours)


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


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


  • 3 credit hours
  • PS electives 6 credit hours
  • Electives 6 credit hours
  • Minor courses 12 credit hours

Subtotal: 27 Hours


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