Political Science (B.A.) with Concentration in Public Service

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 201Introduction to Political Science3
PSC 202Methods of Political Science3
PSC 207Power and Justice3
PSC Elective6
Internship, Service Learning or Study Abroad2
PSC 105Comparative Politics3
or PSC 375 The New Europe: Central & Eastern Europe
PSC 303Democracy and Its Critics3
or PSC 325 Conservatism in America
Select three of the following:9
State Government and Politics
The Presidency
Legal Research and Writing
Women and Politics
Urban Politics
Congress
Introduction to Public Administration
Public Policy
Immigration
Government and Business
Major Support Requirements
ECO 113Principles of Microeconomics3
ECO 114Principles of Macroeconomics3
HST 212American History Survey II3
MTH 111Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)4
Select one of the following:3
Economics of Public Policy Analysis
Economics of Poverty
Human Resource Management
Select one of the following:6
Introduction to Statistics II (& CSC Elective)
Two EAC/language courses
Free Electives
Free Electives12
Total Credit Hours121
1

Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

2

Fulfills Core math requirement.

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
PSC 221
State Government and Politics
or The Presidency
3
Natural Science 3
HST 212 American History Survey II 3
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Statistics II  
EAC/Foreign Language Course
 
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PSC 202 Methods of Political Science 3
Select one of the following: 3
Urban Politics  
Congress  
Immigration  
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
ECO 113 Principles of Microeconomics 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
PSC 105
Comparative Politics
or The New Europe: Central Eastern Europe
3
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
ECO 114 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Religion 3
PSC Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
PSC 303
Democracy and Its Critics
or Conservatism in America
3
Select one of the following: 3
Economics of Public Policy Analysis  
Economics of Poverty  
Human Resource Management  
PSC Elective 3
DIV Diversity 3
Select one of the following: 3
CSC Elective
 
EAC/Foreign Language Course
 
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Public Administration  
Public Policy  
Government and Business  
Theology 3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
VPA Visual & Performing Arts 1
Intern/Service Learning 2
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours118