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2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science General Program (BA)


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The General Program in Political Science is intended to meet the needs of students planning to continue their studies in political science or related fields at the graduate level, or planning to prepare for professional work in such fields as government, law, education and journalism.

Prerequisites. Three introductory-level social sciences courses, taken in two different disciplines, and including one of the following sequences: American History (HIS 220 , HIS 221 ) or History of Western Civilization (HIS 210 , HIS 211 ) or History of World Civilizations (HIS 112 , HIS 113 ) or Principles of Economics (ECN 201 , ECN 202 ).

Requirements.

  1. Introductory courses (12 credits). POL 120 POL 190 , POL 230 , POL 261 
  2. At least two courses from each of the following groups (18 credits).
    1. U.S. politics, policy and law
      POL 222 POL 303 POL 308 POL 309 POL 316 POL 323 , POL 326 , POL 327 , POL 329 POL 375 POL 380 POL 381 POL 420 , POL 422 , POL 428 , POL 430 .
    2. Global politics.
      POL 235 POL 330 , POL 333 POL 334 POL 340 , POL 342  , POL 344 , POL 345 ,  POL 349 POL 351 POL 355 ,  POL 359 , POL 437 .
    3. Democracy, community and engagement. One from each subgroup:
      Political theory. POL 360 , POL 361 , POL 365 .
      Democratic practice. POL 245 POL 304 , POL 311 POL 312 POL 321 POL 331 POL 375 , POL 387 .
  3. PUB 390 /POL 390 , elected for at least three credits.
  4. Capstone seminar (3 credits). POL 301 .
  5. All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts  degree, including general education requirements .

 

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