Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Political Science

Requirements for a major in political science are 33 credits including POS 201, 209, 311, 325, 425-426, and 487. Students who complete a single major without a minor must complete 40 credit hours in political science.

Graduation requirements include:

  • earning a minimum grade of C in all major and minor courses
  • completing POS 487, Senior Seminar, as an integrating, capstone experience
  • successfully completing a departmental examination at the end of the program

Minor in Political Science

Requirements for minors are 21 credits, including POS 201, 209 or 325, and 425 or 426. A minimum grade of C in all minor courses is required.