Political Science, B.A.

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Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
Semester 1Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Rhetoric and Composition 3
HIST 1301 American History to 1877 3
POLS 2304 Introd to Political Science 3
UNIV 1101 Learning in Global Context I 1
Creative arts 3
Elective 1
 Semester Credit Hours14
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Rhetoric and Composition 3
HIST 1302 American History since 1877 3
MATH 1314
College Algebra
or Contemporary Mathematics
3
POLS 2302 Government and Politics of TX 3
UNIV 1102 Learning in Global Context II 1
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Sophomore Year
Semester 1
ENGL 2342
Reading in Poetry and Novel
or Technical Writing
3
GEOG 1303 World Geography 3
POLS 2301 Government and Politics of US 3
Life/Physical sciences 3
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
ENGL 2362
Read in Short Story and Drama
or Technical Writing
3
POLS 2340 World Politics 3
Communications 3
Life/Physical sciences 3
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Junior Year
Semester 1
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Select 1 of the following: 3
Symbolic Logic  
Elective, adv. 1
 
POLS 3302 Research and Analy in Pol Sci 3
BUAD 3355
Business Statistics 2
or Statistics for Behavioral Sci
3
Foreign language 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Minor 3
Minor, adv. 3
POLS, adv. 3
POLS, adv. 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior Year
Semester 1
Minor, adv. 3 3
Minor, adv. 3 3
POLS, adv. 3
POLS, adv. 3
Elective, adv. 3 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 2
Minor, adv. 3
Minor, adv. 3
POLS, adv. 3
Elective, adv. 3 6
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours Required: 120

Total hours may vary depending on the requirements of the minor chosen (see the list of Recognized Minors in the College of Arts and Sciences section of the current catalog), but must be at least 120, including 45 advanced hours. Majors must complete the department’s written communications skills requirement.