Department of Political Science

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Major Requirements

Major Declaration
 
 _____ Complete Declaration form and schedule an appointment with one of the Undergraduate Political Science Advisors.
 
Foundation Courses 
 At least one course in three of these subfields:
 
_____ American Government 
_____ International Relations 
_____ Comparative Politics 
_____ Political Theory 
 
Research Methods Course
 At least one research methods course chosen from the following:
 
_____ PS 170 Research Methods in Political Science (Elementary)
_____ PS 270 Understanding Political Numbers (Elementary)
_____ PS 274 Political Choice and Strategy (Elementary)
_____ PS 348 Analysis of International Relations (Intermediate)
_____ PS 373 Intro to Survey Research (Intermediate)
_____ PS 551 Intro to Statistical Inference (Intermediate)
 
Upper Level Work
 
At least 15 credits of upper level work in the major (courses numbered 300 or above)
 
Total Political Science Credits 
 
_____ Students must have at least 30 credits within the Political Science Department. 
 
Here is the Undergraduate Catalog entry for the Political Science Major.