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Political Science


Political Science Major

Students who major in political science are required to take a total of 40 credit hours distributed as follows:

  • PSCI 100, 200, 207, 310, 329, 355, 498

  • ECON 101

  • PSCI Advanced American Institutions Course

  • 12 credits in political science electives (not including PSCI 405, PSCI 365 or single credits given for participation in the Model Arab League or the European Union Simulation), up tp three of which can come from 100-level courses or internship credits or service-learning credit.

*One advanced course in American political institutions will be selected from PSCI 312, 315, 317 or 318.
**Political Science majors who also wish to major or minor in International Studies should speak to an academic advisor in the department for specific requirements

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Political Science Minor

Minors in political science are required to take 18 credit hours consisting of PSCI 100 and 15 credits in political science electives (not including PSCI 405, PSCI 365 or single credits given for participation in the Model Arab League or the European Union Simulations), up to three of which can come from the 100-level courses or internship credits or service learning credit.


Declaration of Major and Minor forms are available through the registrar's office.

 
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