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2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, BA


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General Education Core Requirements


   
 

Level I

Competencies

   
 
  • Basic College Math
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Computer Literacy
 

Level II

 

Distribution Sequences (18-20 credits)

   
 
 

Level III

  • ____ ____ (Literature I) 3 Credit(s) ______
  • ____ ____ (Literature II) 3 Credit(s) ______
 

Distribution Electives (15 credits)

   
  Among the distribution electives, the student must earn at least 3 but no more than 9 additional semester hours in each of the three divisions.
   
 

Humanities (Division I)

   
 
  • #/‡ PHL 125 - Critical Reasoning  ______
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Science/Mathematics (Division II)

   
 
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Social Sciences (Division III)

   
 
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  (Note: Courses allowable as distribution electives are marked DI, DII, or DIII in the College Catalog.)
   
  QUANTITATIVE (Q)_____ DIVERSITY (V)_____ WRITING (W)_____
   
  Level I to be completed in the first 30 credits
  Level II to be completed in the first 53 credits
  Level III to be completed before graduation

Courses in the Major (36 credits total)


Advanced Elective Courses (18 credits) +


Select six courses numbered 300-499 from three or more of the following fields: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory

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  • POL ____ _________________________________ 3 Credit(s) ______

Minor: _______________ (15-18 credits total)


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Foreign Language (0-12 credits total)


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Free Electives (6 credits minimum)


May be necessary to take additional credits to attain the minimum 120 credits required for graduation.

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Additional Information and Notes


Note: If a course is used to satisfy two or more requirements, (for example, a support course and a distribution elective), the credits are counted in only one place. Using a course to satisfy more than one requirement does not reduce the total credits required for graduation.

+ By appropriate choices of Distribution Electives, Free Electives and Major Electives, it is possible to satisfy the requirements of any one of the three departmental concentrations. Consult your academic advisor to plan these choices.

# These five courses must be taken within the first 60 credits of the students program. Exceptions may be made for students who transfer into Political Science depending on the number of transfer credits.

‡ This course maybe substituted with an appropriate alternative approved by the department chairsperson.

Exceptions in the timing of courses will be made for transfer students.

Total minimum credits for graduation: 120


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