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Political Science Major

Required Credits: 36

Required Courses: Political Science 101, 105, 115, 245 and 401

(Political Science 101, 105, 115 are the introductory courses; 245 is the methods course and 401 is the senior capstone course)

The remaining 21 credits are to include one course each from the 3 different sub-fields in groups 1 – 3 (groups 4 & 5 will count as electives towards the major) – (see checklist for course numbers and names).

  • Group 1 American Government Courses
  • Group 2 Political Theory Courses
  • Group 3 Comparative Politics and International Relations Courses
  • Group 4 Special Courses
  • Group 5 Public Administration Courses

Political Science 245 | taught only in Spring Semesters
Political Science 401 | taught only in Fall Semesters

When a course is full: For courses that don’t have a waitlist option in TitanWeb, contact the instructor to be added to a waitlist. Be sure to include your name, student ID number and course you wish to be added to for the semester. If a spot opens up in the course and you are next in line, you will be given permission to enroll in the course. Please watch for emails granting you permission to enroll.