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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science - International and Comparative Politics Concentration, BS

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Program Code: 272*/272D
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 (44-53 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the Government & Justice Studies dept, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 sem hrs of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

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 3550 P S 4230 , P S 4723 , & P S 4748 . [WID] All have PRE: R C 2001 .

Political Science Electives

Choose two courses (6 hours) in consultation with an advisor.

International & Comparative Politics Concentration (9-18 Hours)

All students are required to have a minor. In addition, students need to take classes drawn from one or more disciplines outside Political Science (except in the case of an internship). Students select courses in consultation with the assigned departmental advisor for this specific concentration. Courses not listed below may be included in the concentration with the consent of the advisor and department chair. Concentration often includes an internship or a study abroad experience, and all concentrations require STT 1810 . ** Students must have 90 hours of coursework to be eligible for P S 4900 .

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

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

Electives (4-22 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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