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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 34 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. Further information is in the General Education Program  or can be obtained from the dean’s office.

Political Science Core Courses 42 Hours
University Electives 44 Hours
Total Hours Required 120 Hours

SPECIAL NOTE: 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 any 1 of the following courses.  A minimum of 3 credit hours is required.

Elective Courses (44 Hours)

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