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Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Major Requirements Credit Hours: 30–49

Choose (3) hours from each of the following groups:

Group A

POLS 2613 Political Philosophy
POLS 4313 Contemporary Political Theory

Group B

POLS 2513 International Relations
POLS 3013 European Politics and Government
POLS 3603 International Organization
POLS 3613 American Foreign Policy
POLS 3913 Politics of the Third World

Group C

POLS 2413 Legislative Behavior
POLS 3213 State and Local Government and Administration
POLS 3413 Power and Political Organization
POLS 3503 Election Seminar
POLS 3513 The Violent Society
POLS 3713 American Presidency

Area of Specialization

Liberal Arts: 21 Hours
POLS 2114 Introduction to Political Research 4
POLS 4863 Senior Seminar 3
Departmental electives 14

Prelaw: 38-40 Hours
Four courses from the following: 14-16
POLS 1012 Introduction to Legal Studies
POLS 4114 Constitutional Law
POLS 4513 International Law
POLS 4613 The Politics of Law
POLS 4133 Legal Writing
MGMT 2213 Business Law
POLS 4863 Senior Seminar
Political science electives: 3 Hours
Nondepartment electives from the following: 18 Hours
JUS 1003 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
JUS 4213 Hate, Ethnoviolence, and Crime
JUS 4403 The Law and the Police
JUS 4503 Women, Law, and Social Control
JUS 4513 Juvenile Delinquency
MASC 4213 Legal and Ethical Principles for the Mass Media
MGMT 2223 Business Ethics
SOC 2313 Social Problems
PHIL 2163 Moral Issues in Contemporary Culture
PHIL 2213 Moral and Social Philosophy
PHIL 2713 Critical Thinking
PHRH 3113 Argumentation and Debate
REL 2703 Introduction to Christian Ethics
CSCI 1003 Introduction to Programming
ENGL 2303 Critical Reading and Writing
ENGL 3093 Advanced Writing

International Affairs: 37 Hours
POLS 2114 Introduction to Political Research
POLS 4863 Senior Seminar
Seven courses from the following: 21 Hours
(including at least three of the first six)
POLS 2513 International Relations
POLS 3013 European Politics and Government
POLS 3603 International Organization
POLS 3613 American Foreign Policy
POLS 3913 Politics of the Third World
POLS 4513 International Law
ASTD 3113 Modern China
ASTD 3213 Modern Japan
ASTD 3313 Modern Southeast Asia
HIST 2713 Regional Geography
HIST 4113 History of Warfare
HIST 4403 Modern United States Diplomatic History
HIST 4713 America in the Middle East
ECON 4013 International Economics
Advanced foreign language: 6 Hours
ECON 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

Bachelor of Science in Political Science

Major Requirements: 30-48 Credit Hours

Core Curriculum

Consists of hours from each following groups:

* Group A .......................... 3

POLS 2613 Political Philosophy
POLS 4313 Contemporary Political Theory

* Group B ............................ 3

POLS 2513 International Relations
POLS 3013 European Politics and Government
POLS 3603 International Organization
POLS 3613 American Foreign Policy
POLS 3913 Politics of the Third World
POLS 4543 Current Issues in Political Economics

* Group C ......................... 3

POLS 2413 Legislative Behavior
POLS 3213 State and Local Government
POLS 3413 Power and Political Organization
POLS 3503 Elections Seminar
POLS 3513 The Violent Society
POLS 3713 American Presidency

Pre-Professional

POLS 2114 Introduction to Political Research...... 4
POLS 2304 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences ...... 4
Computer Science: .................................... 3

POLS 4863 Senior Seminar

Electives: ...................................... 17

Public Management

POLS 2114 Introduction to Political Research .... 4
POLS 2304 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences... 4
Computer Science: .................................... 3
POLS 3003 Public Administration ................ 3
POLS 4703 Public Mgmt and Policy Analysis ... 3
POLS 3213 State and Local Government or
POLS 2413 Legislative Behavior ............... 3
POLS 4982 Political Science Internship or
POLS 4863 Senior Seminar ................... 3
Political Science Elective: ......................... 3
at 3000 level or above

Management/Business Science Electives ......... 15
from the following:

MGMT 3113 Personnel Management
ACCT 2113 Financial Accounting
ACCT 2213 Managerial Accounting
ECON 2013 Principles of Economics I
ECON 4113 Public Finance
ECON 4213 Government and Business

Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science

Major Requirements: 36 Credit Hours

Required Courses

* History:

HIST 1003 or American Mind to 1876 .................... 3
HIST 1103 American Mind Since 1876 .................. 3

HIST 1203 or World Civilization to 1500 ................. 3
HIST 1303 World Civilization Since 1500................ 3

HIST 2203 Historiography ............................. 3

Any 9 semester hours in History courses

* Political Science: Consists of 3 hours for each of the following groups.

Group A ........................... 3

POLS 2613 Political Philosophy
POLS 4313 Contemporary Political Theory

Group B .......................... 3

POLS 2513 International Relations
POLS 3013 European Politics and Government
POLS 3603 International Organization
POLS 3613 American Foreign Policy
POLS 3913 Politics of the Third World
POLS 4543 Current Issues in Political Economics

Group C ......................... 3

POLS 2413 Legislative Behavior
POLS 3213 State and Local Government
POLS 3413 Power and Political Organization
POLS 3503 Elections Seminar
POLS 3513 The Violent Society
POLS 3713 American Presidency

and 9 additional hours exclusive of POLS 4103 .... 9



Minor in Political Science

Requirements Credit Hours: 18
Three hours from Group A, B and C:

Group A

POLS 2613 Political Philosophy
POLS 4114 Constitutional Law
POLS 4313 Contemporary Political Theory

Group B

POLS 2513 International Relations
POLS 3013 European Politics and Government
POLS 3603 International Organization
POLS 3613 American Foreign Policy
POLS 3913 Politics of the Third World

Group C

POLS 2413 Legislative Behavior
POLS 3213 State and Local Government
POLS 3413 Power and Political Organization
POLS 3503 Elections Seminar
POLS 3513 The Violent Society
POLS 3713 American Presidency

Electives: 9 Hours

(Excluding POLS 1003, 2304, and 4103)