A student may not declare a political science major until he/she has completed POLS 101 (or POLS 107) and POLS 102. Upon granting admission to the major, the department will assign the student an academic advisor who will help the student plan a program of study for the major.
The honors concentration encourages highly motivated students to obtain a superior liberal education and more rigorous preparation in the discipline. Admission is selective. The honors concentration is normally a two-year program. The concentration consists of 27 hours of courses numbered 300 or above. If POLS 387 and POLS 388 are used to satisfy a requirement in one of the discipline areas below, students may substitute upper-level political science courses for the hours. To graduate with honors in political science, the student must have a minimum GPA of 3.3 in political science, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Select at least one course–U.S. Government and Politics/Public Administration: