Jul 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FYG - Political Science, American Politics

Political Science - American Politics Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 272*/272C
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.

Major Requirements (59 Hours)

2. 0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. ** Students must have 90 hours of coursework to be eligible for internship PS 4900 .

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 PS 3280 , PS 3320 , PS 3370 , PS 3550 , PS 3570 , PS 4230 , PS 4723 , & PS 4748 . [WID] All have PRE: RC 2001 .

Political Science Courses (15 Hours)

Required Political Science Electives (12 Hours)

Chosen with the consent of an advisor

Required American Politics Concentration

Minimum of 18 semester hours to be chosen with the consent of an advisor.

The concentration, made up of courses drawn from the list of courses below, requires careful planning. Students are encouraged to develop their program of study early in their academic careers with the assigned departmental advisor for this specific concentration.

Required in Concentration: STT 1810 - Basic Statistics (3) 

Minor (Required) (12-17 Hours)

Electives (0-5 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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