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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Political Science and International Relations


German/Political Science BA Four-Year Plan

FALL SPRING
First Year
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   POSC 240 - Introduction to Global Politics  (Core 2/8) 
POSC 150 - Introduction to American Politics  (Core 1/8)       GRMN 2xx, 3xx, and/or 4xx (prior to semester abroad) (2/7) 
GRMN 2xx, 3xx, and/or 4xx (prior to semester abroad) (1/7) Multicultural Requirement
MATH 113 , MATH 114 , MATH 115  or others Breadth Requirement (Group D with laboratory) (1/12)
First Year Seminar Breadth Requirement (Group A) (2/12)
Free Elective   
Credits: 16 Credits: 17
Second Year
POSC 270 - Introduction to Comparative Politics  (Core 3/8)  

POSC 441 - Contemporary Politics by Country  (Core 4/8)

GRMN 3xx, and/or 4xx (3/7)  HIST 339 - Topics in European History   
Breadth Requirement (Group A) (3/12) GRMN 3xx and/or 4xx (4/7)
Breadth Requirement (Group A) (4/12) GRMN 3xx and/or 4xx (5/7)
Free Elective  GRMN 3xx and/or 4xx (6/7)
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Third Year
POSC 310 - European Politics  (Core 5/8) POSC 4XX taken in IR field (Core 6/8) 
GRMN Literature 4xx (Newark campus only) (7/7)   POSC 4XX taken in any field (Core 7/8) 
Breadth Requirement (Group B) (5/12) Breadth Requirement (Group C) (8/12)
Breadth Requirement (Group B) (6/12)  Breadth Requirement (Group C) (9/12)
Breadth Requirement (Group B) (7/12) Free Elective 
Free Elective   
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
POSC 4XX taken in IR field (Core 8/8)   POSC 499 POSC 499 - Capstone  
Discovery Learning Experience A&S Second Writing Requirement
Breadth Requirement (Group C) (10/12) Breadth Requirement (Group D) (11/12)
Free Elective  Breadth Requirement (Group D) (12/12)
Free Elective  Free Elective 
  Free Elective 
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 125
*Minimum 30 credit in POSC; maximum 45 credits.

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.