BA Political Science

Fall 2016

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science
Concentration: None

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 Composition I

Select one from:

  • COMM 1315 - Public Speaking I
  • COMM 1321 - Business and Professional Speech
  • DSDE 1371 - ASL I
  • FREN 1311 - Beginning French I
  • SPAN 1311 - Beginning Spanish I

Mathematics - 3 Hours:

MATH 1314 College Algebra (Non Calculus Track)

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours From:

BIOL 1308 - General Biology (Non-Majors)

BIOL 1315 - Plants and Human Society (Non-Majors)

BIOL 1406 - General Biology I (Majors)

BIOL 1407 - General Biology II (Majors)

BIOL 2306 - Environmental Science

BIOL 2401 - Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2402 - Anatomy and Physiology II

CHEM 1306 - Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences

CHEM 1308 - Biochemistry for Allied Health Sciences

CHEM 1311 -  General Chemistry I

CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry II

GEOL 1403 - Geology I: Physical Geology

GEOL 1404 - Geology II: Historical Geology

PHYS 1305 - Elementary Physics I Lecture

PHYS 1307 - Elementary Physics II Lecture

PHYS 1311 - Introduction to Astronomy Lecture

PHYS 1401 - College Physics

PHYS 1402 - College Physics II

PHYS 1405 - Elementary Physics I

PHYS 1407 - Elementary Physics II

PHYS 1411 - Introduction to Astronomy

PHYS 2425 - University Physics I

PHYS 2426 - University Physics II

SPSC 1301 - Space Exploration

SPSC 1401 - Space Science

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

ENGL 2300 - Close Reading II

ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800

ENGL 2320 - British Literature After 1800

ENGL 2322 - British Literature

ENGL 2326 - American Literature

ENGL 2331 - World Literature

ENGL 2371 - Masterworks of Asian Literature

ENGL 2376 - African American Literature

Creative Arts - 3 Hours From:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll

PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours From:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

HIST 2301 - Texas History

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours:

BULW 1370 - Business Environment and Public Policy

ECON 1301 - Principles and Policies

ECON 2301 - Principles of Economics I Macro

ECON 2302 - Principles of Economics II Micro

INEN 2373 - Engineering Economics

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology

Component Area Option - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

MATH 1316 - Trigonometry or above

Required Courses for Major

POLS 1301 - Introduction to Political Science

POLS 3351 - Statistics for Social Scientists

POLS 3352 - Advanced Research Methods

American - 6 Hours From:

POLS 3313 - Judicial Process

POLS 3314 - Legislative Process

POLS 3317 - American Presidency

POLS 3318 - American Political Parties

POLS 4312 - American Constitutional Law and Development

International Relations - 3 Hours From:

POLS 3320 - International Politics

POLS 3321 - Politics of American Foreign Policy

POLS 4322 - International Law and Institutions

Comparative Politics - 3 Hours From:

POLS 3330 - Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLS 3332 - Politics of Western Democracies

POLS 4331 - Politics of Developing Nations

International Relations or Comparative Politics - 3 Hours From:

POLS 3320 - International Politics

POLS 3321 - Politics of American Foreign Policy

POLS 3330 - Introduction to Comparative Politics

POLS 3332 - Politics of Western Democracies

POLS 4322 - International Law and Institutions

POLS 4331 -Politics of Developing Nations

Public Policy - 6 Hours From:

POLS 3341 - Introduction to Public Administration

POLS 3342 - Environmental Policy

POLS 3343 - Urban Politics

POLS 4340 - Formulation of Public Policy

POLS 4341 - Organizational Theory and Behavior

Advanced Political Science - 3 Hours:

Any 3000 or 4000-level POLS course

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements

3 Hours From:

PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge

PHIL 2306 - Ethics

Bachelor of Arts Core Courses

Foreign Language Requirement - 12 Hours of foreign language

Minor

Minor Courses - 18 hours (12 advanced) in any approved minor subject

Elective Courses

Additional Elective Courses - 12 Hours (3 at the 3000-4000 level)

Hours

120