Feb 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Political Science (B.S.)

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The Political Science (BS) degree is designed to provide students a general background in all areas of Political Science. Within this degree students can take up to 9 hours of internship credit. These courses would take the place of the POLS 3xxx/4xxx on the student’s plan of study. While all students of political science are encouraged to take advantage of internship credit, internship hours are not a requirement of this degree.

Core Curriculum Requirements - 42 hours

Refer to Semester Core Curriculum Areas A-E 

Area A1: No exceptions

Area A2: MATH 1101, MATH 1111, MATH 1113, MATH 1450, or MATH 1501

Area B: No exceptions

Area C: No exceptions

Area D: MATH 2400 (suggested for all POLS and IA majors to take in the core)

Area E: No exceptions

Area F: Courses Appropriate to Major - 18 hours

Major Area

Required Courses

Minor Requirements

  •  15-18 hours in the minor


  • 12-15 hours of electives

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