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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, BA


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Degree Requirements

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 “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences  requirements.

Major Requirements:


All students entering UNT and wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in political science must first enter as pre-majors. Before applying for political science major status, pre-majors must complete at least 24 hours of college course work including the following:

6 hours of courses including the courses listed below or the equivalent, with a 2.5 GPA or better on these 6 hours.

Political science majors must complete 30 hours in political science:


Advanced courses are offered in six areas of study.


Note:

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 Arts and 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 work attempted, including transfer, correspondence, extension and residence work in all courses, and in all courses counting toward the political science major.

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