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Political Science Combined Majors

Combined History & Political Science Major 

Political Science (24 hours)

  • Two lower-division PO courses (100-200 level)
  • Five upper-division PO courses (300 level and above) with at least one from US and one from non-US focused courses
  • Seminar in Political Science (PO490)

History (21 hours)

  • Two lower-divison HST or TI-HST courses (100-200 level), one of which must be focused on Asia, Latin America, Middle East/Africa, or World/Transnational History
  • Three upper-division courses (300 level and above) from at least two distinct geographical areas
  • Junior Research Project (HST302)
  • Seminar in History (HST401)

Program Research Methods (3 hours)

  • One of the following: Research and Analysis (PO201) or Theory and Methods (HST301)

Total hours required: 48

Combined Psychology & Political Science Major (57 hours)

Political Science (27 hours)

  • PO 201 - Research and Analysis
  • Any TWO of PO 102, PO 131, PO 141, PO 151, PO 210, PO 220 or PO 230
  • 18 hours of PO courses at the 300 level or above, including at least one semester of PO 490.

Psychology (27 hours)

  • SW250-PS (or equivalent)
  • PS 210
  • PS 211
  • PS 235
  • PS 310
  • PS 320
  • PS 350
  • PS 440

Program Elective (One Seminar - 3 hours)

  • EITHER a second semester of PO 490
  • OR PS 475, PS 476, PS 477, PS 478 or PS 479 - Seminars