2014-2015 University Catalog
IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
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; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate.
A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.
**See Appendix C for approved list of minors and requirements. Instead of a minor, students may complete 18 SCH of electives, 12 SCH of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline, except the major field, within the College of Arts and Sciences, the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business or College of Education.
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120
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 graduation 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 5 weeks in a non-English speaking country.
3Research Methods, select 3 SCH from PSCI 3301, CRIJ 3305 or SOCI 3305.
4American Politics, select 3 SCH from PSCI 3320 or 4312 or 4313 or 4320.
5Advanced PSCI, select 9 SCH at the 3000 level or above not used for any other requirement.
6International Relations, select 3 SCH from PSCI 4335 or 4340.
7Comparative Politics, select 3 SCH from PSCI 3305 or 3310.
8Comparative/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.
Note: See information on the combined BA/MA in Political Science.
degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.
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