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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, BA


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A Bachelor of Arts with a major in political science combines cutting-edge research with award-winning teaching to ensure your academic and career goals are met. Our courses provide a deep understanding of relevant issues in local, national and international governments.


Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in political science.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences  requirements.

Major requirements


30 hours in political science


Political science majors must complete 30 hours in political science:

Advanced courses


Advanced courses are offered in six areas of study:

Notes

Courses listed in more than one area of study may be counted toward the requirements of only one area.

*May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

Electives


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Other requirements


Academic requirements for graduation with a BA degree in political science: A student must have a minimum of 2.5 grade point average in all courses counting toward the political science major; the student must have a 2.0 grade point average in all work attempted, including transfer, correspondence, extension and residence work in all courses.

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