Jul 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: PSCI-BS


 

Political Science Major, B.S.

 
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
HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3 MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  or MATH 1910 - Calculus I   3-4
Fine Arts Course 3 COMM 2055 - Argumentation and Debate   3
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam *                   0-3 HIST 2020 - The United States since 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 American Politics (AP) Course 3
Natural Science Course 4 Natural Science Course 4
PHIL 2640 - Science and the Modern World                3 Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3 Free Elective Course 3
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (30 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
International Relations (IR) Course  3 Comparative Politics (CP) Course 3
Minor Course 3 Political Theory (PT) Course 3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
PSCI Elective Course 3 Minor Course 3
Free Elective 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 Free Elective Courses  13
Free Elective Course 3    
Free Elective 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.