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Major & Minor Requirements
One elective course from each area:
Additional Courses Offered:
Each student must complete a minimum of 20 credits in the department:
1. POL 100 (4 credits)
2. POL 242 - Research Methods (4 credits) (formerly Scope and Methods)
3. POL 251 - International Relations (4 credits)
4. Two to three advanced courses to reach the 20 credit requirement.
The minor in Political Science consists of a minimum of 20 credits in Political Science. Students must complete at least one 4 credit survey course (100 level). The remaining 16 credits should include courses from both the “American” and “International” offerings of the Department.
Majors can also focus their study of political science by specializing in one or more subfield concentrations.