Political Science Major Requirements

Political Science Major Options

PSCI majors choose from the following options (concentrations):

  • General Political Science
  • American Politics
  • International Relations and Comparative Politics (IR/Comp)
  • Public Administration and Public Policy (PAPP)
  • Public Law

In recent years, more than 50% of PSCI freshmen majors have declared an option, and more than 60% of graduating PSCI seniors have completed at least one option.  The most popular options have been International Relations/Comparative Politics, Public Law, and American Politics.

All majors must meet the Advanced Writing requirement by successfully completing PSCI 400 (1 credit, added to any upper-division PSCI course).

Major Program Requirements

Political Science-History B.A.: Teaching Social Studies