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Major Requirements

​Political Science majors must complete the requirements for one of the following four concentrations: Standard, American Politics, International Politics, or Law and Theory.

    Open Electives

    Open elective credits are required in order to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.  These courses are to be selected in consultation with the student's faculty adviser and may include courses in fields such as economics, history, English, sociology, etc.  Students may choose to use their open electives as part of a minor or to complete a double major.

    Course Listing by Category


    Political Culture

    American Politics

    Political Thought

    International Relations

    Comparative Politics

    Public Law

    Experiential Politics

    Advanced Study

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