Aug 20, 2018  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalogue

Political Science, B.A.


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Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in Political Science a student must successfully complete PLS 401 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. degree in Political Science a student must successfully complete one of the following courses: PLS 221 PLS 294 PLS 401 , PLS 491 , PLS 494 PLS 498  or PLS 499 .

Directed Upper Level Electives:


Students must complete 15 hours of course work at the 300-400 level (in addition to PLS 401 ). In doing so, students must complete one course from each of the following three subfields: American Political Behavior & Institutions, International Relations, and Comparative Politics.

Note:


A total of 15 hours must be at the 300-400 level.

Additional Information:


A minimum GPA of “C” (2.00) is required among all elective political science courses, and a grade of “C-” or above is required for the core courses (PLS 101 , PLS 201 , PLS 220 , PLS 230 , and PLS 401 ).

Students planning to do graduate work are encouraged to study a modern foreign language and to acquire a basic knowledge of computer science, statistics, calculus, and macroeconomics.

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