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.

 


MAJOR REQUIREMENTS


 Political Science majors must complete the following courses:

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 credit hours of 300-400 level political science ​18
courses​
XX xxx​ ​Any speech-intensive(SI) course ​3
 
                                                                                                  Total: 
36 

 

 


MINOR REQUIREMENTS


A political science minor consists of the following courses:   

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