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For more information on the Political Science department
Required Credits in Major: 36
Program Code: BA-POL
Required Course: 1
Required Credits: 40
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Required Credits: 0-6
Click here for World Languages requirement and courses.
Required Credits: 15
Required Credits: 3
Select one (1) of the following:
REQUIRED CREDITS: 18
Select six (6) courses.
POL 2110 or POL 2120 may not be used as an elective if it is being used for the theory requirement.
Required Courses: 2
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Required Courses: 4
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for Unviersity Core Curriculum Area 2B:ENG 1100
Two (2) Writing Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirments: POL 2020 and POL 4800
One (1) additional Writing Intensive course is required for graduation
University Core Curriculum requirements and courses.