B.A. Admission Requirements

In order to be admitted as a political science major, you must apply online. Please see the Undergraduate Catalog for university policy on admissions.

Department Policies

Special Areas of Interest

  • American Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Public Law
  • International Relations/Foreign Policy
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Theory

Course Distribution

Students must take 30 political science credits at the 300- 400 level. Courses must be selected from all six areas and be distributed as follows:

  1. Two courses in three areas
  2. One course in a fourth, fifth and sixth area
  3. One elective

Internships

Internships may be taken as general electives.

PSC 405O (MODEL U.N.) may not be used as the only course in the International Relations/Foreign Policy area.