Bachelors

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science



In order to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science students must complete the core class curriculum and fulfill the following requirements.

 

MAJOR: POLITICAL SCIENCE

REQUIREMENTS (30 HOURS)
 

CREDIT

HOURS
 ADVANCED HOURS
 POLS1333 American Government 3 
 POLS1433 American Government 3 
 POLS2523 Foundations 3 
 POLS3213 Research Methods 3
 Choose one of the following:

POLS3313 Intro to Political Theory

POLS4153 Quantitative Methods

POLS4553 20th Century Pol Thought
 3
Choose one of the following: 

POLS3533 West European Politics

POLS3543 East European Politics

POLS3553 Central Eurasian Politics

 POLS3563 Middle Eastern Politics

POLS3573 African Politics

POLS3583 Govt/Pol Latin America
POLS3593 Asian Politics
POLS4453 Political Protest & Revolutions

 3 3

Choose one of the following: 

POLS3653 International Relations

POLS4333 International Law

POLS4653 International Pol Econ

 POLS4773 International Conflict

POLS4853 Am Foreign Policy

POLS4933 Issues in World Politics

 3
Choose one of the following:

POLS3933 Judicial Systems

POLS4133 Public Administration

POLS4173 Organizational Behavior

POLS4233 American Con Law I

POLS4243 American Con Law II

POLS4953 Public Personnel Admin 

 3
Choose one of the following: 

POLS3233 Political Parties

POLS3443 Municipal Government

POLS3843 Presidency

 

POLS4043 Legislation

POLS4163 American Federalism

POLS4443 Black Politics

3 Additional Advanced Hours:  
 (1)
   
 SUB-TOTAL 30 21


Minor of Political Science

To complete a minor in political science students must complete a total of 21 hours in political science.  These 21 hours must consist of POLS1333 American Government I, Pols1433 American Government II, POLS 2523 Foundations of Government and Politics, and an additional 12 hours of political science.  Nine of these twelve hours must be comprised of advanced hours (see above for listing of advanced classes).