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Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
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Political Science, BA

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Department: Political Science 


Learning Outcomes  

Grade Requirement

No grade lower than a “C-” in a political science (POLI) course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the political science major or minor. Students receiving a “D” or “F” in a political science course may continue as political science majors or minors but must either retake and successfully complete the course (with a minimum grade of “C-“) or must successfully complete another course that fulfills the same area for the major or minor.

Course Requirements


Only three credits in each of the following may be applied to the major, regardless of concentration, or the minor:

  • POLI 301 - Model Senate Practicum 
  • POLI 302 - Moot Court and Mock Trial Practicum 
  • POLI 498 - Internship in Political Science*
  • POLI 499 - Directed Study in Political Science*

*Credit for internship, directed study and special topics in political science may be applied to concentration requirements only if they are related to the student’s concentration. This determination is made by the department chairperson.

Total minimum credits: 36

Core Curriculum Requirements

A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies and Procedures section of this catalog.

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