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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.

Y1: 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

Y2: Spring Semester

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

Y3: Fall Semester

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

Y3: Spring Semester

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

Y4: Fall Semester

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

Y4: 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).