May 17, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, Public Administration Concentration, B.S.

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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.

The Pre-law concentration is designed for the student who plans to attend law school. A combination of core political science courses and courses in related disciplines has been found to provide a sound background for law school. Some law schools will not accept any professional or technical courses as part of their minimum requirement. It is essential that the student consult with his or her advisor in instances where such courses will be taken.

The concentration in Pre-law requires 37 semester hours of work, including

Required Courses

Core (19 hours)

Choose two from each of the following groups:

Subfields (6 hours)

Choose two from the following subfields:

  • American Government
  • Comparative Government
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory

Curriculum: Political Science, Public Administration

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


Subtotal: 27 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

Academic Map

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

Political Science, Public Administration, B.S., Academic Map   

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