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2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, BA

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Program Code: 271A
CIP Code: 45.1001

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Language Requirements (6-12 Hours)

Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher

Note: Language courses 1010 & 1020 or 1030 are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.

Major Requirements (38 Hours)

2. 0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the Government & Justice Studies department, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. No more than 46 semester hours of Political Science courses may be counted toward the BA Degree.

You must complete at least one 3-hour course with a Writing in the Discipline [WID] designation within the Major Requirements. Courses with the [WID] designation are P S 3001 , P S 3280 , P S 3320 , P S 3370 , P S 4230 , P S 4723 , & P S 4748 . [WID] All have PRE: R C 2001 .

Political Science Area Options (12 Hours)

Choose at least one course in four of the following areas:

Fifteen Semester Hours of Required Political Science Electives

**Students must have 90 hours of coursework to be eligible for internship P S 4900 .

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

  • Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Electives (13-22 Hours)

Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

  • 2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline.

Total Required (122 Hours)

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