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B.A. in Political Science

See also: Application to the Major

Political science 101 or 107, and 102 are prerequisites to the major. The major consists of 31 hours of courses numbered 200 or above. At least 19 hours of courses numbered 300 or above must be completed.

Select four courses – Foundations of Political Science:

  • POLS 200 - Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • POLS 201 - Research Methods
  • POLS 240 - Introduction to Public Administration and Public Policy
  • POLS 249 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POLS 265 - Introduction to International Relations

Select six upper-level courses:

  • any 300-400 level political science courses

Complete:

  • POLS 480 - Capstone

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