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Requirements

Political Science Majors must complete the following social science core, in addition to completing core curriculum requirements:

POS  110 American Political Process              (3 crs)
INS  111 World Community  (3 crs)
SSC  327              Research Methods                 (3 crs) 
SSC  415  Statistical Analysis   (3 crs)  
SSC  488 Senior Thesis  (3 crs)  
SSC  489 Senior Seminar  (3 crs)
Total (18 crs)


In addition to completing the core curriculum and social science core requirements (including senior thesis and seminar and the comprehensive oral examination in SSC 488, 489), all Political Science Majors must  complete the following courses:

POS  211   Comparative Politics                   (3 crs)
POS  212  Global Politics     (3 crs)
POS  312 or 313 Major Political Thinkers                   (3 crs) 
Five (5)
Approved
POS Electives      
(15 crs)
Total  (24 crs)


One course must be taken from each of the following areas:

American Politics: 
         

POS 241, POS 242, POS 329, POS 330,
POS 340, POS 305, POS 306, POS 473       

International
Relations:

POS 311, POS 316, POS 327, POS 333, 
POS 334, POS 341

Political Theory:
POS 250, POS 311, POS 312


Requirements for Political Science Minor
Minors in political science must complete POS 110, INS 111, and five upper-division courses (numbered 200 or above).


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