Requirements can be found on page 103 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 (16 hours) at the 300-level or above, and PSC 473. Of the four courses (16 hours) at the 300-level or above, at least one course (4 hours) must be in the fields of American Government or Public Law, and one course (4 hours) 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 (8 hours) at the 300-level or above.

Note:

PSC 110 or 111 is recommended for all upper division courses in Comparative Politics and International Politics; PSC 102 or 103 is recommended for all upper division courses in American Politics, Public Law, and Political Theory.

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 six 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 history or the discipline of political science.

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