Majors and Minors

Requirements for a Major in Political Science

Students who major in political science must complete thirty-three hours, including PLSC 201, 202, 205, and 440; three hours chosen from PLSC 301, 304, 305, 306, 307, 309, 311, 312, 313, 314, 316, 317, or 319; three hours selected from PLSC 322, 324, 326, or 327; three hours selected from PLSC 331, PLSC 332, PLSC/SOC 338, PLSC 339, ECON/PLSC 341, PLSC 342, PLSC 352, PLSC 355, PLSC 361, PLSC 362, PLSC/SOC 370, PLSC 380, or PLSC 387; and twelve additional hours of PLSC electives taught at or above the 300-level. Research projects, special projects, and internships may be counted as PLSC electives.

Requirements for a Minor in Political Science

The minor in political science requires completion of eighteen hours, including PLSC 201, 202, and twelve additional hours of PLSC electives taught at or above the 300-level.