Aug 01, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: PSCI-BA


 

Political Science Major, B.A.

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (27-31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing                                   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation   3
PSCI 1110 - Introduction to Political Science   3 PSCI 1120 - Introduction to American Government   3
Foreign Language 1010 or Elective Course 3 Foreign Language 1020 or Elective Course 3
Fine Arts Course 3 MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  or MATH 1910 - Calculus I   3-4
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 0-3 HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3
Fall Total 12-15 Spring Total 15-16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

PSCI 2210 - Introduction to Comparative Politics  or

PSCI 2220 - Introduction to World Politics  

 

3

PSCI 3440 - Research Methods  

3

Literature Course 3 Non-US History Course 3
Natural Science Course 4 Natural Science Course 4
Foreign Language 2010 or Elective Course 3 Foreign Language 2020 3
HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877                     3 Oral Communication Course                                                3
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
American Politics (AP) Course 3 Comparative Politics (CP) Course    3
International Relations (IR) Course 3 Political Theory (PT) Course 3
Humanities Course 3 Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3 Free Elective Course 3
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 15

 

SENIOR YEAR (31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Public Law (PL) Course  3 PSCI Elective Course 3
PSCI Elective Course 3 Minor Course 3
PSCI Elective Course 3 Free Elective Courses 10
Minor Course 3    
Free Elective Course 3    
Fall Total 15 Spring Total 16

TOTAL= 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives.