Political Science

Requirements can be found on page 101 of the current Centenary Catalog.

Major Requirements

A candidate for the B.A. in Political Science must complete eleven courses (44 hours) total:

1. Nine courses (36 hours) in Political Science are required, including PSC 102, 110, 258, four courses at the 300-level or above, PSC 473, and one other course. Of the four courses at the 300-level or above, at least one must be in American Government or Public Law, and one in Comparative or International Politics.

2. Two supportive History courses (8 hours) are required.

Minor Requirements

For a minor in Political Science, a student must complete six courses (24 hours) in Political Science, including PSC 102, 110, and two courses at the 300-level or above.

Departmental Honors (for Majors)

To be admitted to the Departmental Honors Program, a student must meet the general college requirements for honors programs. An honors student will follow a course of study consisting of a minimum of eight semester hours of independent study in addition to the Seminar in Political Science. An honors student will complete a written and/or an oral presentation to demonstrate mastery of the discipline of Political Science.