2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Political Science with Emphasis in International Relations, BA

Requirements

The BA in political science with emphasis in international relations requires 30 hours of political science courses passed with a grade of "C-" or better and a maximum of 13 hours below the 30000 level.

A maximum of 6 hours, may be applied toward major requirements

POSC 31990International Residential Study

1.00-20.00

POSC 33023International Organizations Research

3

POSC 34073Moot Court

3

POSC 40003Senior Honors in Political Science

3

POSC 40910Washington Internships

1.00-12.00

POSC 40960Civic Literacy Internships

3

POSC 40970Independent Study in Political Science

1.00-20.00

Any topics courses may be repeated provided the specific subject matter changes. The three-hour seminar taken in conjunction with the Washington Center Internship Program may be counted in addition to six hours of internship.

The department strongly encourages participation in an international educational experience, in a setting where the student's language of study is used.

Specific requirements are as follows: Political Science BA, 30 hours

1. 3 hours of:

POSC 20203Introduction to Political Theory

3

2. One of the following:  3 hours

POSC 20303International Politics

3

POSC 20503Introduction to Comparative Politics

3

3. One additional 20000 level POSC course: 3 hours

4. One of the following:  3 hours

POSC 39XX3POSC 39xx3

POSC 32XX3POSC 32xx3

5. POSC 32XX3 (Comparative Politics): 3 hours

6. POSC33XX3 (International Relations): 3 hours

7. Any three 30000 level or above courses: 9 hours

8. Any Political science course (an elective): 3 hours