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2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, BS (43-426) (120 hours)

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science 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, BS (43-426) (4 Year Guide)  


Students must take one class from each of the three (3) areas not chosen for their main area.

POLS 1244 , POLS 4590 , POLS 4591  and POLS 4592  do not fulfill this requirement.

Students must earn twelve (12) hours of upper-level (3000/4000) credit in their major and thirty (30) hours overall. Choose major electives accordingly.

Electives from One of the Following Areas: 9 Semester Hours

General Education Requirements: 33-36 Semester Hours

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

Free Electives: 48-51 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

10Competency 10 course

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