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Political Science

The study of political science enables students to understand how political systems are organized and operate on the local, state, national, and international levels. Majors in political science are prepared for graduate studies as well as a wide variety of professional options including government service, law, business, teaching, research, and international relations.

*The requirements below apply to the 2013-2014 Catalog. Students should always confirm requirements for their Catalog Year with their academic advisor.*


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Code Course Credit
​POL 205 American National Government & Politics​ ​3
​POL 208 International Politics​ 3​
POL 211​ Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences​ ​3
​POL 302 Comparative Political Systems​ ​3
​POL 420WI Methods of Social Research​ ​3
​POL xxx ​Additional 18 credits of 300-400 level political science courses ​18
​XX xxx Any speech intensive (SI) course​ ​3
Total 36

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

​Code Course​ Credit​
​POL 205 American National Government & Politics​ ​3
​POL xxx Additional 12 credits of political science courses;
at least 9 credit hours at the 300-400 level​
​12
Total 15