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Political Science, B.A.


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This major is administered by the Department of Political Science .

 

Consists of at least 36-44 credits including:

Required, 9 credits


Upper-level requirement, 18 credits


Earn at least 18 credits in courses 300 and above.

Political Science subfields


Take at least 3 credits in each of the four fields:

World Language Courses, 8 credits


Complete a two-semester sequence of university entry-level world language courses (101, 102). The requirement may be fulfilled through equivalent coursework or other language acquisition as demonstrated through a test-out policy (including Native American languages and American Sign Language). If your native language is not English and you can document formal high school or university study of your native language, you may use ENGL 101  and ENGL 202 , or ENGL 150  as a means of fulfilling this world language requirement.

Teacher Certification


  1. You need 12 credits American politics and government, including 3 credits public law and 3 credits state and local: 6 credits comparative and international; 6 credits theory including POLI 300  or POLI 497  that is required for certification by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
  2. THE DPI requires all elementary and secondary education majors to take POLI 101 .
  3. Also see information about the Professional Education Program in the Education  section, and information about Secondary Education for teacher certification in the Secondary Education Curriculum for Teacher Certification  section of this catalog.

Communication in the Major


Satisfied by POLI 300  and one of the following:

Note


* when taken as a 3 credit independent study with a presentation of research to a public audience

Capstone Experience


Satisfied by:

Note


* when taken as a 3 credit independent study that satisfies the Capstone Experience requirements

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