Sample Course Sequence for the Major in  Political Science

FRESHMAN

FALL Credits
First Year Seminar 101 1
 WRT 101 3
 POL 100-level* 3
 POL 100-level* 3
 SBC 3
 SBC  3
 Total 16
 
SPRING Credits
First Year Seminar 101 1
WRT 102 3
 POL 100-level* 3
 SBC 3
 SBC 3
 SBC
 3
 Total 16
 
SOPHOMORE

FALL Credits
POL 201 ** 3
POL 200-level 3
SBC 3
SBC 3
SBC
 3
 Total 15
 
SPRING Credits
POL 300-level 3
Introductory course in related area 
3
Introductory course in related area  3
 SBC 3
 SBC
 3
 Total 15
 
JUNIOR

FALL Credits
POL Upper-division course from selected Program of Study*** 3
POL Upper-division course from selected Program of Study*** 3
Upper-division course in related area  3
SBC  3
SBC  3
 Total 15
 
SPRING Credits
POL Upper-division course from selected Program of Study*** 3
POL Upper-division course from selected Program of Study*** 3
Upper-division course related in area  3
Upper-division SBC 3
Upper-division elective 3
 Total 15
 
SENIOR

FALL Credits
POL Upper-division elective  3
POL Upper-division elective  3
SBC  3
Upper-division elective  3
Upper-division elective  3
 Total 15
 
SPRING Credits
Electives, directed research, internship, or honors 15
   
 Total 15

 

 

 

 

*Every Political Science major must take POL 101 , POL 102, and POL 103. The three courses are independent of one another and may be taken in any sequence.

**Any of the following courses may be substituted for POL 201 : AMS 102 , BUS 215 , ECO 320 , PSY 201 , or SOC 202 .

***See the lists under “Programs of Study”