The degree of Bachelor’s in Political Science degree, requires successful completion of 120 semester hours, including (1) the Program of General Studies, which must include six hours of one modern language; (2) the political science program including successful completion of a comprehensive exam (part of the required capstone course, POSC 450); and (3) a program of electives OR a minor as worked out with the student’s advisor.
Courses in Political Science are designed to stimulate in students a greater awareness and understanding of political institutions, processes, relationships, and their underlying principles. One goal of these courses is to generate the requisite interest and skilled civic participation that are so crucial to the maintenance of a just, responsible and democratic society. In addition, the program is designed to prepare students for graduate study and law school.
The student must earn a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or better (except where stated otherwise) in all courses.
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