A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Political Science Major with Public Law and Policy Concentration

BA (35*-36 hours in major and 16 hours in concentration)

Major RequirementsCredits
POLS 212 Social Science Research Methods
4
POLS 220 The American Political System 4
POLS 230 Introduction to International Relations or POLS 437 International Law 4
POLS 260 Introduction to Political Thought 4
POLS 480 Senior Capstone: Politics Seminar 4
Total 20
Political Science Electives Credits
Political Science Electives (up to 4 credits may be fulfilled through an internship) 15*-16
Total 15*-16

*If a student takes a Mayterm course worth only 3 credit hours, s/he may complete the major with only 15 hours of elective creidt and 35 hours total.

Public Law & Policy Concentration Credits
POLS 270 Introduction to Public Policy 4
Electives (choose 3 courses from following list)Credits
POLS/PHIL 322 Philosophy of Law 4
POLS 328 Governing Urban Communities 4
POLS 346 Governance and Development 4
POLS 375 Immigration and Citizenship 4
POLS 427 Constitutional Law I 4
POLS 428 Constitutional Law II 4
POLS 429 Religion and the Constitution 4
POLS 437 International Law and Organization 4
Concentration Total  16

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