B.A. in Political Science - International Relations Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement6
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Ethics requirement3
Language/Culture Requirement
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202).0-15
Major Core Requirements I
With the exception of the Capstone Seminar, the core courses should be taken during the first and second year.
PSC 100United States Government and Politics3
PSC 200Political Analysis3
PSC 202Elements of Public Administration3
PSC 230Introduction to Political Thought3
PSC 240Introduction to Comparative Politics3
PSC 213International Relations3
Upper Level Major Requirements
PSC 320U.S. Foreign Policy 13
PSC 317Contemporary International Relations 13
Comparative Group6
Select two of the following:
Middle Eastern Politics
Latin American Culture and Politics
European Politics
Culture and Politics of Asia
Russian Government and Politics
African Politics and Society
International Group6
Select two of the following:
The United States and Latin America
Russian Foreign Policy
International Political Economy
The European Union
Politics of the Holocaust and Genocide
Additional Course3
Select one additional course from the following options: the Comparative Group, the International Group, or a study abroad credit bearing experience, or an international affairs oriented internship (study abroad course and internship require chair's permission).
Capstone Requirement
PSC 401Senior Project in Political Science 33
or PSC 357 Advanced Political Analysis
Select 6 credits of electives
Total Minimum Credits Required120