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2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.

Department of Political Science and International Relations  
Stephen Morris, program coordinator


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

A general focus major in Political Science requires 37 semester hours of work, including:

Required Courses

One course from each of the following areas:

American Politics (3 hours)

Comparative/International Relations (3 hours)

Electives (15 hours)

Curriculum: Political Science

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


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


  • 3 credit hours
  • PS electives 6 credit hours
  • General electives 9 credit hours
  • Minor courses 9 credit hours

Subtotal: 27 Hours

Total Hours in program: 120

Academic Map

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

Political Science, B.A., Academic Map