Major in Political Science

Major in Political Science (36 credits)

Students attain the undergraduate Major by completing 15 credits of required core courses, 12 credits of a distribution requirement  (3 credits apiece in each of the four subfields (American Politics and Public Policy, Political Theory and Methodology, Comparative Politics, Global Politics), and 9 credits in any one, two, or three subfields.

 

Required core courses for the Major and the Minor

21:790:201. American National Government 

21:790:202. America and the World 

21:790:203. Introduction to Comparative Politics 

21:790:371. Early Political Theory or 21:790:372. Modern Political Theory

21:790:491. Research Methods