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Political Science-Liberal Arts, B.A.

Political Science-Liberal Arts, B.A.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
POL AMER 1014 Power & Politics in the U.S. 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
Spring
POL INTL 1024 International Relations 3
POL THRY 1050 Introduction to Political Theory: Freedom, Justice and Power 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
POL COMP 1040 Comparative Politics 3
POL GEN 2010 Analyzing Politics 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Spring
American Politics course (POL AMER 3xxxx/4xxxx) 3
International Relations course (POL INTL 3xxx/4xxx) 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
Comparative Politics Requirement (POL COMP 3xxx/4xxx) 3
Political Theory course (POL THRY 3xxx/4xxx) 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Spring
Polictical Science Electives 6
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
Political Science Elective 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
Spring
POL GEN 3184 Senior Seminar in Political Science 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
 Total Hours120