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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Honors Program in Political Science (B.A.)

Students may apply for admission to the Honors program following completion of 24 credit hours in Political Science or more with a minimum major GPA of 3.4 and must maintain this GPA to continue in the honors program.
Requirements: 45 credits in Political Science as follows:
A.  Concentration requirements: 27 cr. or 30 cr.
B.  Political Science Specialization: 9 cr.
C.  Honors Requirements: 9 cr.

B. Political Science Specialization: 9 crs.

If the student does not opt for a specific specialization the (9) credits will be taken as electives toward an honors general degree.  Courses for each specialization is stated in the Catalog.

C. Honors Requirements: 9 crs.

  • Honor Seminar  : (3 credits)
  • Methodology course   : (3 credits)
  • Senior Year Thesis   : (3 credits)

Other Requirements:

Students must complete the general electives and the collateral courses required of all Political Science majors, depending on the number of core curriculum credits taken to make up 120 credits total.  Before registering in the 400 and 500 level course students will normally have taken the concentration requirements, or its equivalent.