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B.A., Politics

POLITICS MAJOR (B.A. Degree)

Hours

POLS 1101: Introduction to American Politics

3

POLS 1105: Introduction to Comparative Politics

3

SOC 2301: Social Science Research

4

Select one of the following two:

3

  • POLS 2200: State & Local Politics

  • POLS 2210: International Relations

 

Select one of the following (Political Theory):

3

  • POLS 2300: Ancient Political Theory

  • POLS 2310: Modern Political Theory

 

Select one of the following (Institutions):

3

  • POLS 3300: Legislative Politics

  • POLS 3310: Executive Politics

  • POLS 3320: Bureaucratic Politics

  • POLS 3330: Judicial Process

 

Select one of the following (Behavior):

3

  • POLS 3110: Political Parties & Interest Groups

  • POLS 3115: U.S. Campaigns & Elections

  • POLS 3150: Southern Politics

 

Select one of the following (Policy):

3

  • POLS 3500: Politics & Policy

  • POLS 3510: U.S. Constitutional Law: Powers & Federalism

  • POLS 3520: U.S. Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties & Rights

  • POLS 3530: International Law

  • POLS 3540: Political Economy

  • POLS 3550: U.S. Foreign Policy

 

POLS Electives (at or above 2000 level)

12

 

Total:

37

 

Pre-Law Concentration (added to Politics Major)

Hours

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ACCT 1901: Principles of Accounting I

3

ECON 1902: Principles of Microeconomics

3

ENGL 3201: English Grammar

3

HIST 1114: The Contemporary World

3

HIST 1202: Survey of American History II

3

PHIL 1166: Critical Thinking               
OR

PHIL 1155: Introduction to Logic

3

PHIL 2170: Ethics

3

SOC 1501: Social Problems

3

 

Total:

24

 

Public Administration Concentration (added to Politics Major)

Hours

ACCT 1901: Principles of Accounting I

3

ECON 1901: Principles of Macroeconomics

3

HIST 1202: Survey of American History II

3

MTG 2501: Principles of Management

3

PHIL 2170: Ethics

3

PHIL 1166: Critical Thinking               
OR
PHIL 1155: Introduction to Logic

3

SOC 1501: Social Problems

3

 

Total:

21


The department has found that the student is well-served to enroll in specific elective courses not listed above. The student should contact the department chair for a list of these suggested electives.