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BA Political Science

Four-Year Academic Map 2018-2019

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This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2018-2019 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
POLS 101 , POLS 101G or POLS 100 3
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
FQ: Quantitative Reasoning 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
POLS 280 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
POLS: Public Law 3
DB: Biological Science or DP: Physical Science 3
DS: Social Science II 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
POLS: International Relations 3
GE HPP 3
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
POLS Elective Upper 3
POLS: Comparative Politics 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
POLS Elective Upper 3
POLS: American Politics 3
WI Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
POLS: Political Theory 3
POLS Elective Upper 3
GE GCC 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
POLS 470S WI 3
POLS Elective Upper 3
Elective Upper 3
Elective Upper 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  2. At least 45 semester hours must be earned in courses at the 300-400 level (Upper).