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Standard Concentration Requirements

The standard concentration is for students who want to explore courses in all subfields offered in the political science major. 
 

Course Requirements

Core courses:  8 quarter hours

Intermediate Courses:  20 quarter hours

  • One Political Culture course (PSC 210 through 219)
  • One American Politics course  (PSC 220 through 229)
  • One Political Thought course  (PSC 230 through 239)
  • One International Relations course (PSC 240 through 249)
  • One Comparative Politics course (PSC 250 through 259

Advanced Courses:  16 quarter hours

  • Four courses from at least two of the following areas:
    • Methodology  (PSC 300 through 309)
    • Political Culture  (PSC 310 through 319)
    • American Politics  (PSC 320 through 329)
    • Political Thought  (PSC 330 through 339)
    • International Relations  (PSC 340 through 349)
    • Comparative Politics  (PSC 350 through 359)
    • Public Law  (PSC 360 through 369)
    • Civic Engagement  (PSC 380 through 389)

PSC electives:  12 quarter hours

  • Three additional PSC courses at the 200 or 300 level

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.

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