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Spring 2020 Catalog 
    
Spring 2020 Catalog

Political Science, B.S.


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This major is administered by the Department of Political Science .

 

Consists of at least 39-40 credits including:

Required, 9 credits


Upper-level courses requirement, 18 credits


Take at least 18 credits in courses numbered 300 and above.

Political Science Subfields, 12 credits


Take at least 3 credits in each of the four fields listed below.

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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