To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, a student is required to take 30 hours of political science courses in addition to the normal general education requirements expected for all degrees. Those 30 hours consist of the following:
The student must minor in some other field of study. The B.A. degree in political science also requires two years of a foreign language at the college level.
To be admitted to the honors program in political science, a student must have completed at least 60 hours of college work, including 18 hours of political science, with an overall and political science GPA of 3.25 or better. Students will complete seven hours of honors credit, including PSC 4X96: Honors Tutorial, and 4X97: Senior Thesis.