About the Major


Major Requirements

Majors in Political Science must complete 10 courses for rite or 12 for honors in courses offered or approved by the Department, including at least one introductory course numbered in the 100's and at least one advanced seminar. In addition they must fulfill a distribution requirement and complete a core concentration within Political Science.

Honors Requirements for Political Science

Honors Requirements

Students who wish to be considered for graduation with Departmental Honors in Political Science must have an A- cumulative average or higher after six semesters.  Prospective applicants should consult with members of the Department during their junior year to define a suitable Honors project and to determine whether a member of the Department is competent to act as an advisor and will be available to do so.