Political Science (Legal Studies Concentration)

POLITICAL SCIENCE (POLS/LS)

Concentration in Legal Studies

Four-Year Curriculum for Bachelor of Science Degree


Freshman Year

Cr

 

Sophomore Year

Cr

UNIV 1020 First Year Connections; or General Elective1

1

ENGL 2130, 2230 or 2330

HIST 2010 American History I

3

3

POLS 1000 American Government

3

HIST 2020 American History II

3

POLS 1100 Intro. to Political Science

3

DS 2810 or CSC 1100

3

ENGL 1010 Writing I

3

SPCH 2410 or PC 2500

3

ENGL 1020 Writing II

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (6 hrs.)

 

Social/Behavioral Science Elective

3

1. ____________________

3

Foreign Language3

3

2. ____________________

3

General Elective

3

General Electives (6 hrs.)

 

MATH2

3

1. ____________________

3

Natural Science

4

2. ____________________

3

   

Natural Science

4

 

29

Total

31

   

 

Junior Year

Cr

 

Senior Year

Cr

Political Science (9 hrs.) from:
   POLS 4100 or 4910 or 4310 or 4320
 

Political Science (3 hrs. Upper level)

3

1. ____________________

3

HIST (upper division) (6 hrs.)

 

2. ____________________

3

1. ____________________

3

3. ____________________

3

2. ____________________

3

CJ, POLS, LAW (3 hours) from:
   CJ 2850 or CJ 3000 or POLS 3810
   or LAW 3810 or LAW 4720

3

Political Science (6 hrs.) from:
   POLS 4950 or POLS 2230 and 2240
   or POLS Special Topics in Legal
   Studies related content
 

POLS (3 hrs. Upper level)

3

1. ____________________

3

ENGL (upper division)

3

2. ____________________

3

General Electives (12 hrs)

 

General Electives (15 hrs.)

 

1. ____________________

3

1. ____________________

3

2. ____________________

3

2. ____________________

3

3. ____________________

3

3. ____________________

3

4. ____________________

3

4. ____________________

3

   

5. ____________________

3

Total

30

Total

30

 

1 UNIV 1020 or equivalent is required for first time freshmen. Students not required to take UNIV 1020 may take a general elective (it does not have to be a one-hour course). See your academic advisor.

2 Any general education mathematics course. MATH 1010 Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics Ideas recommended.

3 The minimum is a course in a specific language. None of the “Country and the People” courses are acceptable.

 

  • A total of 120 hours is required for graduation with a minimum of 36 hours at the upper level
  • Students should apply for graduation at least two semesters prior to expected graduation date.
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