Requirements for the B.A. Degree in Political Science

A total of 33 term hours with two introductory courses (six hours) of choice and 27 advanced hours (3000 and above). Advanced course work must include at least six hours (two courses) in each of two distribution fields, and three hours (one course) in a third.

Requirement for Minor Concentrations

Four minor concentrations are offered, a general program in Political Science and three specifically focused programs in Political Thought, Comparative and International Politics, and American Politics. Each concentration requires 18 semester hours of political science courses, including three or six hours (one or two courses) at the introductory level and 12 or 15 advanced hours. For detail about the minors please click here.


American Government and Politics
Comparative Politics
Political Theory
International Relations
Special Undergraduate Offerings