2015-2016 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,outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
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 6 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 1: See information on the combined BA/MA in Political Science.
NOTE 2: Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 9 hours of their available electives in addiaitonl courses in their major curriculum.
degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.
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