Jan 24, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Political Science and International Relations


Political Science - Global Politics Concentration BA Four-Year Plan

FALL SPRING
First Year
POSC 150 - Introduction to American Politics    POSC 240 - Introduction to Global Politics  
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   Foreign Language Requirement (2/3)
Foreign Language Requirement (1/3) Multicultural Requirement
MATH 113, 114, 115 or other Breadth Requirement (A&S Group D with laboratory) (1/12)
First Year Experience Breadth Requirement (Group A) (2/12)
Credits: 14 Credits: 17
Second Year

POSC 220 - Introduction to Public Policy 

POSC 270 - Introduction to Comparative Politics , or 

POSC 285 - Introduction to Political Theory  

POSC 300 - Research Methods for Political Science  
Foreign Language Requirement (3/3) Breadth Requirement (Group B) (5/12)
Breadth Requirement (Group A) (3/12) Breadth Requirement (Group B) (6/12) 
Breadth Requirement (Group A) (4/12) Breadth Requirement (Group B) (7/12)
Free Elective (1/10) Free Elective (2/10)
  Free Elective (3/10)
Credits: 16 Credits: 18
Third Year
POSC Elective in concentration (400-level) (1/6)  POSC Elective (400-level) in concentration (3/6)
POSC Elective in concentration (400-level) (2/6) POSC Elective (400-level) in concentration (4/6)
Breadth Requirement (Group C) (8/12) Discovery Learning Experience 
Breadth Requirement (Group C) (9/12) Breadth Requirement (Group C) (10/12)
Free Elective (4/10) Free Elective (5/10)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
POSC Elective (400-level) in concentration (5/6)  POSC 499 - Capstone  
Second Writing Requirement POSC Elective (400-level) in concentration (6/6)
Free Elective (6/10)  Breadth Requirement (Group D) (11/12)
Free Elective (7/10) Breadth Requirement (Group D) (12/12)
Free Elective (8/10) Free Elective (9/10)
  Free Elective (10/10) 
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 126

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.