Concentration in Political Science

The requirements for early childhood education teacher (birth-grade 2) are described under the Department of Early Childhood and Art Education in the Undergraduate Bulletin. The requirements for childhood education teacher (grades 1-6) programs are described under the Department of Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education in the Undergraduate Bulletin. Students who major in either of these programs and who elect a concentration in political science must complete at least 30 credits in the Political Science Department with a grade of C or higher in each course. Students must meet with a department adviser to declare their intention to complete this sequence.

Concentration requirements

Political Science 1001 or 1005.

Political Science 1002 or 1003 or 1004 or 1006 or 1007.

Two of the following 3000-level writing intensive seminars: Political Science 3012W, Political Science 3190W, Political Science 3191W, Political Science 3290W, Political Science 3390W, Political Science 3391W, Political Science 3392W, Political Science 3393W, Political Science 3490W, Political Science 3491W.

Between fourteen and sixteen credits of advanced electives chosen from courses listed in the following four fields. Total credits for all coursework in the concentration must be at least 30 credits. Students must select at least one course from each field. Writing-intensive seminars may be used to fulfill the requirements for completing a course in any of the four fields.

American and Urban Politics: Any course in Political Science 3100-3199.

International Politics: Any course in Political Science 3200-3299.

Comparative Politics: Any course in Political Science 3300-3399.

Political Theory and Methodology: Any course in Political Science 3400-3499.

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