Nov 13, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.


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The Bachelor of Arts in political science program is designed for students who plan to enter graduate or law school, or who choose to pursue careers in government services at the federal, state and local levels, international affairs and teaching. The department focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and processes. Courses include an overview of political science as a discipline. The field includes instructions in comparative government and politics, American government, state and local government, political parties and interests groups, political science research, transnational concerns and politics, politics of third world countries and political theory.

In addition to the Major Requirements, the political science program offers its majors an opportunity to engage in meaningful field experience in Washington, D.C.; Tallahassee, Florida; and other cities.

Major Requirements for Political Science: Total Semester Hours = 120


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Total: 12

Second Semester


Total: 15

Notes:


All students MUST see a Student Success Coach to review the details of the vertical curriculum and prerequisites requirements.

GE = General Education Courses

* Based on your placement testing scores, these courses may require prerequisites which may extend the number of semesters needed to complete degree requirements. These prerequisites do not count towards the degree for graduation.

**MARCHlNG BAND MEMBERS ONLY, MUST substitute PE Activity with MUB 110 - Marching Band .

**ROTC MEMBERS ONLY, substitute PE Activity with MY 104 - Basic Military Science  and MYL 104L - Basic Military Science Laboratory . (ROTC)

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