Political Science  
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