Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice

Political Science Major - Bachelor of Arts

Recommended Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Course Credits
POLS 1100 (general ed course) 3
POLS 2300 (general ed course) 3
POLS 2100 (general ed course) 3
POLS 2200 (general ed course) 3
ENGL 1010 (if ACT subscore is below 29) 3
ENGL 2010 3
LM 1010 1
UNIV 1000 1
1 Course for the Fine Art Requirement 3
1 Course for the Interdisciplinary Requirement 3
2 Courses in Foreign Language Requirement for B.A. Degree 8
Total Credits 34

Sophomore Year

Course Credits
POLS 4210 3
POLS 4220 3
4 POLS Electives (above 3000 level) 12
1 Course for Quantitative Literacy Requirement
(must have a math ACT subscore above 23 to enroll)
3
1 Course for the Computer Literacy Requirement 3
2 Courses in Foreign Language Requirement to fulfill B.A. Degree 8
Total Credits 32
Cumulative Credits 66

Junior Year

Course Credits
5 POLS Electives (above 3000 level) 15
1 Course for Life Science Requirement 3
1 Course for Physical Science Requirement 4
3 Electives (above 3000 level) 9
Total Credits 31
Cumulative Credits 97

Senior Year

Course Credits
POLS 4990 3
8 Electives (above 3000 level) 24
Total Credits 27
Cumulative Credits 124