Political Science is central to an understanding of all basic social issues; therefore, an understanding of political life is indispensable for any well-educated person. The department currently offers an undergraduate major in political science.
Political Science is central to an understanding of all basic social issues and is one of the most popular liberal arts majors. A political science education gives people the ability to understand the workings of politics and the way it impacts the lives of all of us. A major in this field helps students develop skills of understanding and analysis, and builds competence in oral and written expression. Graduates go on to careers in law, business, journalism, teaching, and government.
Students majoring in political science must take at least 33 credit hours in political science.
|PSCI-210 Introduction To Political Science 1,2||3|
|Along with PSCI 210, students must then select two of the following introductory courses (since all students must take an intensive writing course, we recommend they take PSCI 251. For those who cannot take PSCI 251, other WIP courses are available):||6|
|PSCI-216 American National Government|
|PSCI-251 Writing Intensive Program: Comparative Political Systems|
|PSCI-275 Introduction To World Politics|
|PSCI-291 Concepts Of Political Science|
|Select eight 300-level courses:||24|
|5 courses in one area of emphasis 3|
|2 courses in a second area|
|1 course in a third area|
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Last updated June 1, 2018