Politicial Science Major

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B.A. in Political Science - Curriculum Map 2017-2018 Catalog

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Freshman
FallCr.SpringCr.
EN 101 Composition and Literature I3EN 102 Composition and Literature II3
Modern Language 1116Modern Language 1126
PO 105 American Politics1,6,93PO 106 Introduction to Public Policy and Administration1,93
Free Elective3Free Elective3
Semester Total Credits15Semester Total Credits15
Sophomore
FallCr.SpringCr.
BA Intercultural History Elective3EC 201 Principles of Economics (Macro) or 202 (General Education Social Science)3
General Education Math3HI 122 American History Survey II13
HI 121 American History Survey I (General Education History)13MA 232 Elementary Statistics (General Education Math)3
PO 215 International Relations1,7,93PO 202 Introduction to Comparative Politics1,8,93
PO 220 Research Methods1,93BA Intercultural Elective3
Semester Total Credits15Semester Total Credits15
Junior
FallCr.SpringCr.
EN 112 Public Speaking3PO International Relations Elective2,7,93
General Education Ethics3PO American Politics Elective3,6,93
General Education Lab Science4General Education Arts & Humanities Elective3
PO 303 Political Philosophy or 33013General Education Lab Science Elective4
Free Elective3Free Elective3
Semester Total Credits16Semester Total Credits16
Senior
FallCr.SpringCr.
PO Comparative Politics Elective1,8,4,93General Education Literature3
Free Elective3PO Elective (300 or 400 level)5,93
Free Elective3PO Elective (300-400 level)5,93
Free Elective3PO 410 Capstone Seminar in Political Science (Capstone)1,93
Free Elective3Free Elective3
Semester Total Credits15Semester Total Credits15
Total Credits For This Major: 122
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Grade of C or higher required.

2

International Relations Elective: Choose one from PO 301, PO 305 , PO 405, PO 415 or PO 412. Grade of C or higher required.

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American Politics Elective: Choose one from PO 312, PO 313, PO 314,PO 315, PO 321 or PO 331. Grade of C or higher required.

4

Comparative Politics Elective: Choose one fromPO 310,PO 320, PO 333PO 340 or PO 348 Grade of C or higher required.

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Must be PO 300 or higher. Grade of C or higher required.

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PO 105: Pre-requisite for American Politics Electives 

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PO 215: Pre-Requisite for International Relations Electives. 

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PO 202: Pre-Requisite for Comparative Politics Electives. 

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100 Level courses open to freshmen except by permission of department chair or if a requirement for another major or program.  200 Level courses closed to freshmen except by permission of department chair. 300 Level classes for upperclass students, except by permission of department chair.  400 Level classes require permission.