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 Science 3
Political Science 102 American National Government 3
Political Science 207 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
Political Science 305 Critical Analysis of Research 3

 

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

CourseCredits
Political Science 302 Constitutional Law 3
Political Science 314 Legislative Behavior 3
Political Science 315 The Presidency 3
Political Science 321 Public Policy Process 3

 

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

CourseCredits
Political Science 304 International Relations 3
Political Science 314 Contemporary Political Ideologies 3
Political Science 402 Middle East Politics 3
Political Science 403 African Politics 3
Political Science 473 Political Economy of Less Developed Countries 3

 

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