Specific Requirements for Admission to the Political Science Major

  • The following are prerequisites for other political science courses for a department major.
American Government And Politics
Comparative Political Systems

Political Science: Legal Studies Track Requirements: 40 Credits

Required PLS Major Courses
PLS 121American Government And Politics3
PLS 215Comparative Political Systems3
PLS 310Political Science Research Methods4
PLS 591Senior Research Seminar In Political Science 13
Legal Studies Track Courses
PLS 320Judicial Process3
PLS 337Constitutional Law3
PLS 390Philosophy of Law3
PLS 537International Law3
Three credits in either International Relations or Comparative Politics subfield3
Select six credits in either American Government/Politics or Public Policy/Law subfield6
Students will select 6 credits from the following:6
Legal Environment of Business
Business Law
Introductory Microeconomics
Introductory Macroeconomics
Law of Mass Communication
Constitutional Issues
Psychology and the Law
Sociology of the Criminal Justice System
Law and Society
Total Credits40