2017-18 Degree Plan

Political Science, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Political Science
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 110: The Political World 3 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Freshman Academic Choice 3 D-
Core Math 3 C
Core Requirement 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 30 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 200: American Politics or POLS 270: Public Policy and Administration 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Core Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 45 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 220: Comparative Politics or POLS 240: International Politics 3 C
POLS 300 or higher 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
CJ 130 Or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 3 C
Core Requirement 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 60 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 300 or higher 3 C
POLS 260: Political Ideas or POLS 280: Introduction to Political Analysis 3 C
POLS 200 Level 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 75 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 300 or higher 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Physical and Natural Sciences with Lab 4 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper-Division Elective 3 C
Elective Any Level 2 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 90 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 300 or higher 3 C
POLS 300 or higher 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Upper-Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper-Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 105 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 300 or higher 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper-Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
POLS 300 or higher 3 C
2nd Major or Elective any Level 3 C
2nd Major or Elective Any Level 3 C
2nd Major Requirement or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimunm graduation GPA = 2.00. Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are fo individual cousework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA for admission and graduation from the College of Arts and Sciences.

  • CJ 130 Or PHIL 156 or ENGL 219 or ENGL 220s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking