Oct 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Political Science and International Relations

International Relations - U.S. Foreign Policy Concentration BA Four-Year Plan

First Year
POSC 240 - Introduction to Global Politics  (Core requirement 1/8)  POSC 150 - Introduction to American Politics  (Core requirement 3/8)  
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   Breadth Requirement (Group D with laboratory) (1/12)
MATH 113, 114, 115 or others Breadth Requirement (Group A) (2/12)
Foreign Language Requirement (1/3) Multicultural Requirement 
ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics  (Prereq: MATH 114) (Core requirement 2/8) Foreign Language Requirement (2/3)
First Year Experience  
Credits: 17 Credits: 17
Second Year
HIST 102 - Europe and the World II  or HIST 104 - World History II  (Core requirement 4/8) HIST 13X Regional History (Core requirement 6/8)
Breadth Requirement (Group A) (3/12) Breadth Requirement (Group B)  (5/12)
Breadth Requirement (Group A) (4/12) Breadth Requirement (Group B) (6/12)
Foreign Language Requirement (3/3) Foreign Language in chosen language of study beyond intermediate level 2xx (must be taught in language of study) (Core requirement 7/8)
GEOG 120 - World Regional Geography  (Core requirement 5/8)  ECON 103 - Introduction to Macroeconomics  (Core requirement 8/8)
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
Specified POSC 3XX Course for Concentration Specified POSC 4XX Course for Concentration (1/3)
Specified ECON 3XX Course for Concentration Specified POSC 4XX Course for Concentration (2/3)
Breadth Requirement (Group B) (7/12) Discovery Learning Experience
Breadth Requirement (Group C) (8/12) Breadth Requirement (Group C) (9/12) 
Specified POSC 3XX Course for Concentraton Breadth Requirement (Group C) (10/12)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
Specified POSC 4XX Course for Concentraton (3/3) Specified POSC 3XX Course for Chosen Regional Specializaton
A&S Second Writing Requirement  Specified POSC 4XX Level Course for Chosen Regional Specialization
Free Elective (1/3)  Specified ANTH 2XX (Any level course from list for chosen regional specialization)
Free Elective (2/3)  Breadth Requirement (11/12)
Free Elective (3/3) Breadth Requirement (12/12)
  POSC 499 - Capstone 
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 127


Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.