Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science and Public Service: American Politics, B.S.


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General Education


(see General Education  for list of approved courses)

 

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)


  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)


  • Complete one approved course in each subcategory

Historical Understanding (3 hours)


Literature (3 hours)


Thought, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)


Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)


Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)


  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)


  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses other than Political Science

Mathematics: (3 hours)


  • One approved mathematics course

Statistics: (3 hours)


  • One approved statistics course

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)


  • One approved non-western culture course

Minor Requirement


All Political Science majors must complete a minor with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.

Program Requirements


Additional Requirements for the Major:


One course designated as political theory must be taken from the list below.  (These courses can be used to meet requirements in the major and also count toward the theory requirement.)

Additional Information and Notes


2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Students completing the requirements for two majors satisfy the requirement for a minor. Students completing two concentrations within the same major must still complete a valid minor in a different discipline.

Electives to complete 120 hours.

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

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