A B.A. major in Political Science consists of a minimum of 27 semester hours in political science including PSC 1, 2, 135 and 142 or 143. In addition, 18 semester hours distributed among at least four of the following departments: anthropology, economics (ECO 1 or 7 required), geography, global studies, history, philosophy, psychology, religion, and sociology. Honors College courses HUHC 11 and 12 may also be used to satisfy this requirement.
All majors are required to take a comprehensive examination administered by the department in the senior year.
The Political Science Department strongly recommends the following progression for majors in political science: