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Political Science

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Sample First and Second Year Programs

For students beginning the major as first-year students

Courses typically taken by a first year Political Science major:

Fall Spring
Hum 110 Hum 110
Pol 220/240/260 Pol XXX
Group I or III course Group I or III course

 

 

Courses typically taken by a second year Political Science major:

Fall Spring
Pol 220/240/260 Pol XXX
Statistics course Pol XXX
Divisional req. course Divisional req. course
Group I or III course Group I or III course

 

 

For students beginning the major as sophomores

Courses typically taken by a second-year student (in their first year as a Political Science major):

Fall Spring
Pol 220/240/260 Pol 220/240/260
Statistics course Pol XXX
Divisional req. course Divisional req. course
Group I or III course Group I or III course

 

 

Courses typically taken by a third-year student (in their second year as a Political Science major):

Fall Spring
Pol XXX Pol XXX
Divisional req. course Divisional req. course
Group I or III course Group I or III course

 

 

Off-campus Study Options

Study abroad is encouraged by the department, and majors can study off-campus with appropriate planning. In order to make study abroad more feasible, the department has made special provisions for junior qualifying exams for those spending a full year abroad.

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