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Political Science, B.A.

Four-Year Academic Map 2020-2021

This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2020-2021 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 or 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: International Relations 3
DB: Biological Science or DP: Physical Science 3
DS: Social Science II 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
POLS: Public Law 3
GE HPP 3
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
POLS 380 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 3
POLS: Political Theory 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

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

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
POLS Upper Elective 3
POLS Upper Elective 3
GE GCC 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
POLS 470S WI 3
POLS Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 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).