Oct 18, 2018  
2015-2016 College of Liberal Arts Catalog 
2015-2016 College of Liberal Arts Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science Major

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Requirements for the Major (52 credits)

II. Intermediate and Upper-Level Electives (32 credits)

In addition to the required foundation courses, students must take 32 credits (total) in intermediate (200) and upper (300) level courses and they must be distributed across at least three of the four subfields in the discipline. At least half of these credits (16) must be at the upper-level. A minimum of 16 of these intermediate and upper level credits must be taken on campus. A maximum of 8 departmental internship course credits may be counted towards the major.

III. Capstone (2 credits)



Students planning to attend graduate school in political science, public policy, public administration, or a related field and students planning to write an honors thesis or enroll in upper-level research seminars are encouraged to take PSCI 307 - Research Methods in Politcal Science. Additional highly recommended courses are MATH 117 - Introductory Statistics and CSCI 115 - Introduction to Computers and Computing.

PSCI 300 - Independent Study in Political Science may satisfy a requirement with department approval.


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