This bachelor’s degree program requires a minimum of 124 credits. As part of the overall 124 credit minimum, satisfying the requirements for the major in Political Science includes completing a minimum of 42 credits (11 courses) in the major.
The following courses are required of all Political Science majors:
This Public Service (Fall or Spring) Internship is an 8 credit/2 course equivalent, with four credits (1 course equivalent) counting toward Political Science and four credits (1 course equivalent) toward electives.
Students can complete up to 12 internship credits; one fall or spring (8 cr.) and a fall/spring or summer internship (4 cr).
Political Science Major Notes
Only two (2) Political Science courses may be double-counted between a Political Science major and a Pre-law minor.
Only two (2) Political Science course may be double-counted between a Political Science major and an International Studies major.
Political Science majors must achieve a final grade point average of 2.00 or better in the major. The GPA for the Political Science major will be calculated by taking the average of courses designated POL.