Majors, Minors and Concentrations Details

B.A. degree program in political science
HEGIS code 2207
NYS SED program code 02109

Program/Department Advisers

Office Hours
Arnold, Caroline Undergraduate Deputy 718.951.5000 x1735 3615 James Hall bcpolisciadvisor @ Please call department at 718.951.5306 or email.


These requirements will become effective as of Fall 2016 semester.
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This is a writing intensive program.

Department Requirements (30-36 credits)
1. Political Science 1001, 1002, 1003, 1004, 1005, 1006 or 1007.

2. One 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, or Political Science 3491W.

3. One of the following research methods courses: Political Science 3014W, Research Strategies in Public Policy or Political Science 3423, Mapping Politics: GIS Methods in Political Science.

4. Political Science 4000W, Capstone Senior Seminar

5. A total of five additional courses from the 3000 level and above, excluding Political Science 3601, 3602, 3610, and 3611. Only one of Political Science 5001 and 5002 may be included. After satisfying the requirement in part 2 above students may take additional 3000-level writing-intensive seminars to satisfy this requirement.

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