College of Arts & Sciences
Curriculum

In addition to meeting the standards and requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences, degree candidates must complete a minimum of 37 credits in political science. The sequence and diversity of courses for all students will be worked out in consultation with a department adviser, who may modify the program in view of each student’s background and objectives. Students are expected to acquaint themselves with the concepts and methods of related social science disciplines and to develop other skills requisite for the successful pursuit of their particular career objectives.

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Major Program Requirements (as of Fall 2008)


  Credits
POLS 1211
United States Politics
3
POLS 1401
Western Political Thought
3
POLS 1611
Comparative Politics
3
POLS 1711
International Relations
3
POLS 2910 Research Methods
3
POLS 5012
Senior Seminar
3

4 POLS classes at the 1000 or 2000 level
12

2 POLS classes at the 3000 level
6

Total: 36

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