Political Science (B.A.) with Concentration in International Relations/Comparative Politics

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110World Civilization I3
HST 111World Civilization II3
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
Theology3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Mathematics3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
Religion3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
PSC 101American National Politics3
PSC 105Comparative Politics3
PSC 201Introduction to Political Science3
PSC 202Methods of Political Science3
PSC 207Power and Justice3
PSC Elective6
Internship, Service Learning or Study Abroad2
Select five of the following:15
International Politics
Democracy and Its Critics
International Law
U.S. Foreign Policy
Globalization: the Politics of International Economic Relations
War, Peace and Violence
International Courts & Global Justice
The New Europe: Central & Eastern Europe
International Human Rights
Major Support Requirements
ANT Elective or ECO Elective3
MTH 111Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab) 24
Select one of the following: 33
PHL Elective
REL Elective
ENG Elective
Two HST 300 Electives 36
Free Electives
Free Electives15
Total Credit Hours121
1

Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

2

Fulfills Core math requirement.

3

It is recommended that these are "non-U.S." courses.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
PSC 101 American National Politics 3
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PSC 207 Power and Justice 3
MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab) 4
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore Year
First Semester
PSC 201 Introduction to Political Science 3
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
Natural Science 3
Religion 3
PSC 105 Comparative Politics 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PSC 202 Methods of Political Science 3
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
ANT/ECO Elective 3
PHL/REL/ENG Elective (Non-U.S.) 3
Select one of the following: 3
International Politics  
Democracy and Its Critics  
International Law  
U.S. Foreign Policy  
Globalization: the Politics of International Economic Relations  
War, Peace and Violence  
International Courts & Global Justice  
The New Europe: Central & Eastern Europe  
International Human Rights  
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
Select one of the following: 3
International Politics  
Democracy and Its Critics  
International Law  
U.S. Foreign Policy  
Globalization: the Politics of International Economic Relations  
War, Peace and Violence  
International Courts & Global Justice  
The New Europe: Central & Eastern Europe  
International Human Rights  
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
Theology 3
PSC Elective 3
HST 300-Level Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
Select two of the following: 6
International Politics  
Democracy and Its Critics  
International Law  
U.S. Foreign Policy  
Globalization: the Politics of International Economic Relations  
War, Peace and Violence  
International Courts & Global Justice  
The New Europe: Central & Eastern Europe  
International Human Rights  
History 300-Level Elective 3
PSC Elective 3
DIV Diversity 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
Select one of the following: 3
International Politics  
Democracy and Its Critics  
International Law  
U.S. Foreign Policy  
Globalization: the Politics of International Economic Relations  
War, Peace and Violence  
International Courts & Global Justice  
The New Europe: Central & Eastern Europe  
International Human Rights  
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
VPA Visual & Performing Arts 1
Intern/Srv Learn/Stud Ab 2
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours118