Political Science Curriculum Requirements

Degrees Awarded

Associate of Arts (A.A.), Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), and Bachelor of Science (B.S.)


Major Requirements

The Political Science major consists of 39-53 s.h. distributed as follows:

B.A. Requirement: One language through the 2020-level or demonstration of competence.

B.S. Requirement: None

Required Core Courses

  • PSC 1510 American Government (3 s.h.)
  • PSC 2100 Research Methods in Political Science (3 s.h.)
  • PSC 2270 Comparative Politics (3 s.h.)
  • PSC 3330 Public Administration (3 s.h.)
  • PSC 3410 Congress and the Presidency (3 s.h.)
  • PSC 3510 International Relations (3 s.h.)
  • PSC 4600 Senior Seminar (3 s.h.)

Major Electives

  • Select any 18 s.h. with a PSC prefix

Completion of the Area Concentration Achievement Test.


Minor Requirements

The Political Science minor consists of any 18 s.h. with a PSC prefix.


Associate of Arts Concentration Requirements

The Associate of Arts subject concentration consists of any 18 s.h. with a PSC prefix.