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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, BA (42-425) (120 hours)


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Major, Bachelor of Arts Degree 

The graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of core concepts, ideologies, and theories in Political Science
  • Analyze, conduct, and critically assess scholarly research in Political Science
  • Communicate effectively about politics in both written and oral forms

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

Major Requirements: 33 Semester Hours


Electives from One of the Following Areas: 12 Semester Hours


At least six (6) semester hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Area Electives: 9 Semester Hours


  • Select three (3) courses from the area above not chosen for the main area of concentration except POLS 1244 POLS 4590 , POLS 4591  and POLS 4592 . At least six (6) semester hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

General Education Requirements: 30-39 Semester Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Modern Language Requirement: 9 Semester Hours


Refer to Bachelor’s Degree Requirements section for fulfillment options.

Free Electives: 39-48 Semester Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours


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