Dec 08, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Political Science and International Relations

International Relations - Societies and Beliefs Concentration BA Four-Year Plan

First Year
POSC 240 - Introduction to Global Politics  (Core Requirement) (1/6) POSC 150 - Introduction to American Politics  or POSC 270 - Introduction to Comparative Politics  (Core Requirement 3/6)
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   Breadth Requirement (1/12) (Group A 1/3)
MATH 113 MATH 114 MATH 115  or others  Breadth Requirement (Arts & Science Group D Lab) (2/12)
Foreign Language Requirement (1/3) Multicultural Requirement 
ECON 101 - Introduction to Microeconomics   (Prereq: MATH 114 ) (Core Requirement 2/6) Foreign Language Requirement (2/3)
First Year Experience  
Credits: 17 Credits: 17
Second Year
HIST 102 - Europe and the World since 1648  or HIST 104 - World History since 1400  (Core Requirement 4/6)  Free Elective (1/6)
Breadth Requirement (3/12) (Group A 2/3) Breadth Requirement (5/12) (Group B 1/3)
Breadth Requirement (4/12) (Group A 3/3) Breadth Requirement (6/12) (Group B 2/3)
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 6/6)       
GEOG 102 - Human Geography GEOG 120 - World Regional Geography  or GEOG 203 - Introduction to Cultural Geography  (Core Requirement 5/6)  Free Elective (2/6)
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
POSC 333 - Contemporary Political Ideologies   POSC 4XX elective (1/3)
POSC 3XX elective (1/1) POSC 4XX elective (2/3)
Breadth Requirement (7/12) (Group B 3/3) Discovery Learning Experience
Breadth Requirement (8/12) (Group C 1/3) Breadth Requirement (9/12) (Group C 2/3)
Free Elective (3/6) Breadth Requirement (10/12) (Group C 3/3)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
POSC 4XX elective (3/3) POSC 3XX for chosen regional specialization  (1/1) (must be a POSC course)
Second Writing Requirement Breadth Requirement 11/12 (Group D 2/3)
Elective (4/6) Breadth Requirement 12/12 (Group D 3/3)
Elective (5/6) POSC 4XX level course for chosen regional specialization  (1/1) (must be a 4xx course)
Elective (6/6) Any level course from list for chosen regional specialization  (1/1)
  POSC 499 - Capstone  
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 124

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.