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Degree requirements checklist

Required Courses Credit Hours
Mathematics Requirements:
1 course at MATH 119 or above
PSYC 203 or BUS 221
6
Humanities, Social Sciences Required courses
3 Humanities Courses including HUM 102, 104 or 106 + 2 300 level humanities (including PHIL, HIST, COMM)
3 courses in 2 different Social Sciences (Political Science, Sociology or Psychology) with at least one course at the 300 level and 6 credit hours in one field
21
Natural Sciences Required courses
You can opt to take 3 natural science courses and 2 labs for a total of 11 credit hours, or you can take 4 natural science courses without labs for a total of 12 credit hours
11
Computer Science Requirement:
CS 104, 105, 110, 115, 116, or 201
2
Political Science Requirements:
8 core courses (see next page for specific list)
24
Required Major Electives:
Select any 4 PS course
12
Free Electives
You decide!
44
Interprofessional Projects
2 IPRO classes; 1st one can be IPRO 397
6
Total Credit Hours in PS: 36
Total Credit Hours: 126

Political Science Major Checklist

Courses Credit Hours Semester Offered
PS 100 (Introduction to the Profession) 3 Spring
PS 200 (American Government) 3 Fall
PS/SOC 209 (Research Methods) 3 Fall
PS 210 (Social and Political Thought) 3 Fall
PS 230 (International Relations)
or
PS 232 (Introduction to Comparative Politics)
3 Fall/Spring
PS 306 (Politics and Public Policy) or
or
PS 353 (Promise and Problems of Policy)
3 Spring/Fall

PS 315 (Urban Politics)
or
PS 354 (Urban Policy)

3 Spring
PS 490 (Senior Seminar)
or
PS 408 (Policy Analysis)
3 Fall
4 PS Electives (Any 4 political science courses of your choosing) 12 Every