Apr 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, BA (42-425) (4 Year Guide)


This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule


Freshman Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Freshman Year - Spring Semester


Semester Total: 14 Hours


Sophomore Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year - Spring Semester


Semester Total: 16 Hours


Junior Year - Fall Semester


  • Additional POLS Area Electives (3) ***
  • Free Electives (12)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Junior Year - Spring Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Spring Semester


  • POLS Area Electives (3)
  • Additional POLS Area Electives (3)
  • General Education - General Education Elective or Free Electives (3)
  • Free Electives (6)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Political Science Major, BA Degree - 120 hours


  • * See the current catalog for B.A. Degree fulfillment options. This plan is based on nine hours of modern language.
  • UNIV 3000  is a free choice elective and is highly recommended for academic success.
  • *** For the 9 hours of POLS Electives students must take one class from each of the three areas not chosen for their area of concentration, excluding POLS 1244 , POLS 4590 , POLS 4591 , and POLS 4592 .
  • Students must earn 12 hours of upper level credits (3000/4000) in the major and 30 hours of upper level credits overall to meet graduation requirements. Make choices in the major electives accordingly.