Political Science (Bachelor of Arts, B.A.)
*Effective Fall 2020, this program is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.
|Students must complete General Studies courses||42-47|
|ECO 101||Current Issues in the Economy||3|
|SOC 110||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|MAT 111||Introductory Statistics||3|
|or MAT 111E||Introductory Statistics|
|PSC 101||American National Government||3|
|PSC 110||American State and Local Government||3|
|PSC 200||International Politics||3|
|PSC 210||Comparative Political Systems||3|
|PSC 280||Scope and Methods||3|
|PSC 310||Political Theory||3|
|PSC 491||Political Science Capstone I||2|
|PSC 492||Political Science Capstone II||1|
|PSC 493||Applied Learning Experience||3|
|Select fifteen credit hours from Sociology courses numbered 300||3|
|HIS 150||American History since 1865||3|
|Select fifteen credit hours from Political Science courses numbered 300 or higher||15|
|Bachelor of Arts Foreign Language Requirement|
|Credit hours in one language||12|
Program Graduation Requirements
- Earn a grade of C or higher in all Political Science courses required in the major.
- Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.
- Earn 12 credit hours of foreign language.
University Graduation Requirements
- Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- 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.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
- Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.