Students who earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, with a major in political science, may not also minor in political science.

Political Science Core Requirements (12 hours)

CourseCredits
Political Science 101 Introduction to Political Science3
Political Science 102 American National Government3
Political Science 207 Introduction to Comparative Politics3
Political Science 305 Critical Analysis of Research3

 

American Government and Public Policy (3 hours)
Complete one of the following.

CourseCredits
Political Science 302 Constitutional Law3
Political Science 314 Legislative Behavior3
Political Science 315 The Presidency3
Political Science 321 Public Policy Process3

 

Comparative and International Politics (3 hours)
Complete one of the following.

CourseCredits
Political Science 304 International Relations3
Political Science 306 Contemporary Political Ideologies3
Political Science 402 Middle East Politics3
Political Science 403 African Politics3
Political Science 473 Political Economy of Less Developed Countries3

 

Political Science Elective (3 hours)
Students must complete 3 hours of upper-division (300-/400-level) coursework from any Political Science subfield.