College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Political Science > Undergraduate > Political Science (BA) > 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. Each concentration requires courses drawn from different subfields of Political Science. The classes within each subfield are listed below. To determine the specific distribution of courses across subfields, students should consult the concentration requirements which can be accessed via the link on the left side of this webpage.
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.
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