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  Dec 15, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, B.A.

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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 39 Credits

Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits

UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits

Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits

Select one from the following:

Information Literacy: 3 Credits

Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits

Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Program Requirements: 81 Credits

Major Electives: 15 Credits

Choose five courses from any POLI or HIPO designation.

Social Sciences Requirements: 12 Credits

Choose four courses from the following:

Minor or Electives: 18 Credits

As designated by the selected program or free electives.

Electives: 6 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 120

* May also satisfy a University College Core requirement. If so used, must be offset by an equal number of credit hours in the program.

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