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Political Science Major and Minor Requirements

 

Requirements for the Major in Political Science

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.
 

Required Courses

  • American Government and Politics
  • World Politics
  • Introduction to Political Thought
  • Introduction to Political Science Methods and Inquiry
  • Quantitative Political Analysis
  • Seminar in Political Science

One of the following advanced international politics courses:

  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics
  • American Foreign Policy 

One of the following advanced political theory courses:

  • Western Political Philosophy
  • Modern Political Philosophy

One of the following American politics courses:

  • Introduction to Law and Legal System
  • US Congress
  • The American Presidency
  • The Electoral Process

Two additional political science courses

Required Extra-Departmental Course

  • Introduction to Economics 

Requirements for a Minor in Political Science

Required Courses

  • American Government and Politics
  • World Politics
  • Introduction to Political Thought
  • Two additional political science courses