Political Science Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.

 

Core Courses

36

POL 101

Introduction to American Government

3

POL 212

Introduction to Comparative Politics

3

POL 220

Introduction to World Politics

3

POL 250

Introduction to Political Philosophy

3

POL 280*

Research and Writing in Political Science

3

POL 370

Introduction to Public Administration

3

POL 400W

Capstone Course in Political Science

3

An additional 15 hours of POL courses, all of which must be numbered 300 or above, with a minimum of three hours each in three of the following four areas (see catalog for details):

 

American Politics

3

Comparative Politics

3

International Relations

3

Political Philosophy

3

* No more than six hours of POL courses numbered 300 or above may be taken prior to completing POL 280.

 

Free Electives

47

EKU General Education Requirements

37

Total Hours

120