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  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Political Science BA


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Political science graduates work in a wide variety of fields.  The BA in Political Science will help to enable politically-active students to pursue a formalized program of study that includes opportunities for internships with local, state, and federal governmental agencies.  These learning opportunities will provide the students connections and valuable experience to launch their careers in political science.

Degree Requirements


General Education Program 40 Hours

Social science majors cannot double-count courses that satisfy both their major and GEP requirements. Social science majors must take SOSC 1110 to fulfill the GEP social science requirement and STAT1150 for the Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Further information is in the General Education Program  or can be obtained from the dean’s office.

 
First Year Experience: University Foundations 1 Hour
Political Science Core Courses 42 Hours
University Electives 37 Hours
   
Total Hours Required 120 Hours

 

Special Notes


  • All students seeking a Bachelor Degree at Shawnee State University, MUST complete a minimum of two (2) Writing Intensive (WI) courses (denoted with “WI” in the course description).  These courses may be completed within the General Education Program, the Major, or Electives.  It is strongly suggested that students choose WI courses from their chosen major.
  • Social science majors must achieve a minimum grade of “C” in each required social science course (both in the Core and Upper Division categories) in order to graduate.

Political Science Major (Minimum of 42 Hours)


Political Science Capstone (3 Hours)


Complete the following course:

Elective Courses (37 Hours)


Complete additional coursework such that at least 120 semester hours are completed.

Total Hours 120


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