Major Requirements Pre-2016

These requirements are in addition to the general degree requirements for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The undergraduate must take these requirements:

  • Majors must take a minimum of 33 hours of political science course work 
  • A minimum of 18 of these hours at the 3000-level and above
  • Course work in Political Science must be divided as follows: 12 hours in one field in the student's primary field (American, Comparative, International, or Theory)
  • 6 hours in each of two other fields
  • 9 hours (or more)of political science electives, which may be distributed among any fields