2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science Core Requirements

Core Requirements for Majors in Political Science

Core A—American Government and Politics

POLS 34301Parties and Interest Groups

3

POLS 34302The American Presidency

3

POLS 34303The American Congress

3

POLS 34401News Media and Politics

3

POLS 34502Public Policy

3

Core B—Comparative Politics and International Relations

POLS 34310Comparative Government

3

POLS 34421International Conflict Resolution

3

POLS 34515Revolutions & Social Movements

3

POLS 34305Global Events and Trends

3

Core C—Public Administration

POLS 34321American Federalism

3

POLS 34332Principles of Public Administration

3

POLS 34435Public Management

3

Core D—Law and Courts

POLS 34340Law and Politics

3

POLS 34436Constitutional Law

3

POLS 34438Civil Liberties

3

Core E—Political Theory and Thought

POLS 34215Introduction to Political Theory

3

POLS 34440Early Western Political Thought

3

POLS 34441Modern Western Political Thought

3