Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.
*See Appendix A: Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information in the University Catalog.
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120
1Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course
above the level of College Algebra. MATH 1342, Introductory Statistics, strongly recommended.
2Foreign Language/Study Abroad, select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language admission requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language graduation requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 4 weeks in another country.
3Non-U.S. History, select 9 SCH from HIST 3330, 3331, 3332, 3333, 3340, 3386, 3391, 3392, 3393, 3394, 3395, 4438, 4339, 4340, 4341, 4342, 4380, or 4391.
4American Politics, select 3 SCH from PSCI 3320, PSCI 4312 or 4320.
5Advanced PSCI, select 6 SCH at the 3000 level or above not used for any other requirement.
6U.S. History, select 9 SCH from HIST 2150-2350, 2151-2351, 3370, 3371, 3375, 3380, 3381, 3385, 4316, 4317, 4318, 4350, 4366, 4367, 4368 4390.
7International Relations, select 3 SCH from PSCI 4335 or 4340.
8Comparative Politics, select 3 SCH from PSCI 3305 or 3310.
9Comparative/International Politics, select 3 SCH from PSCI 3308, 3340, 4309, or 4321 (when the topic is Comparative or International); this requirement may also be met by the "second" or unused course in the Comparative Politics or International Relations required course sequence; and 6 SCH at the 3000-4000 level (or higher for BA/MA students) not used for any other requirement.
Note: See information on the combined BA/MA degree in History.
Actual degree plans may vary depending
on availability of courses in a given semester.
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.
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