Political Science (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)

General Studies
Students must complete General Studies courses42-47
Major Requirements
ECO 101Current Issues in the Economy3
HIS 150American History since 18653
PSC 101American National Government3
PSC 110American State and Local Government3
PSC 200International Politics3
PSC 210Comparative Political Systems3
PSC 280Scope and Methods3
PSC 310Political Theory3
PSC 490Capstone Practicum in Political Science3-12
Select fifteen credit hours from Political Science courses numbered 300 or higher15
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology3
Select three credit hours from Sociology courses numbered 300 or higher3

Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours, including 60 from a senior college (100 level and above, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper division courses.  Lower division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional course work (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Earn a grade of C or higher in all Political Science courses required in the major.
  6. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.
  7. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.