BA in International Politics, International Relations Option — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2009 — 123 credits total

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 015: Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)

ENGL 015

3
General Social and Behavioral Sciences

General Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
PL SC 014: International Relations (IL)Notes for: PL SC 014

PL SC 014

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Foreign Language (Level 001)

Foreign Language (Level 001)

3
General Quantification (GQ)

General Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 16

Stage 2—Build Foundations

PL SC 003: Intro to Comparative PoliticsNotes for: PL SC 003

PL SC 003

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 020: Comparative Politics in Western EuropeNotes for: PL SC 020

PL SC 020

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

General Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3
General Humanities (GH)

General Humanities (GH)

3
Foreign Language (Level 002)

Foreign Language (Level 002)

4
General Natural Sciences (GN)

General Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 16

Stage 3—Formulate Understanding

CAS 100: Effective Speech (GWS) (Any version)

CAS 100

3
PL SC 001: Intro to American National GovernmentNotes for: PL SC 001

PL SC 001

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 007: Contemporary Political IdeologiesNotes for: PL SC 007

PL SC 007

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Humanities (GH)

General Humanities (GH)

3
Foreign Language (Level 3)

Foreign Language (Level 3)

4
General Quantification (GQ)

General Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 16

Stage 4—Formulate Understanding

HIST Supporting Course (lower level)Notes for: HIST Supporting Course (lower level)

HIST Supporting Course (lower level)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ECON 102: Introductory Microeconomic AnalysisNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or ECON 104: Introductory Macroeconomic AnalysisNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Natural Science (GN)

General Natural Science (GN)

3
General Arts (GA)

General Arts (GA)

3
ENGL 202: Effective Writing (GWS) (Any version)

ENGL 202

3
Total credits 15

Stage 5—Generate Expertise

PL SC 412Notes for: PL SC 412

PL SC 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 418WNotes for: PL SC 418W

PL SC 418W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 439Notes for: PL SC 439

PL SC 439

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 442Notes for: PL SC 442

PL SC 442

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GEOG (Supporting Course, Lower Level)Notes for: GEOG (Supporting Course, Lower Level)

GEOG (Supporting Course, Lower Level)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Natural Science with lab (GN)

General Natural Science with lab (GN)

3
BA Requirement—Knowledge Domain

BA Requirement—Knowledge Domain

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 6—Generate Expertise

PL SC 412Notes for: PL SC 412

PL SC 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 418WNotes for: PL SC 418W

PL SC 418W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 439Notes for: PL SC 439

PL SC 439

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 442Notes for: PL SC 442

PL SC 442

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
GEOG/HIST/ECON Supporting Course (Advanced)Notes for: GEOG/HIST/ECON Supporting Course (Advanced)

GEOG/HIST/ECON Supporting Course (Advanced)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Requirement—Knowledge Domain

BA Requirement—Knowledge Domain

3
General Arts (GA)

General Arts (GA)

3
Other Cultures/Elective

Other Cultures/Elective

3
Total credits 15

Stage 7—Achieve Your Goals

PL SC Supporting CourseNotes for: PL SC Supporting Course

PL SC Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PL SC Supporting CourseNotes for: PL SC Supporting Course

PL SC Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
BA Requirement—Knowledge Domain

BA Requirement—Knowledge Domain

3
General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

General Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

3
Total credits 15

Stage 8—Achieve Your Goals

PL SC Supporting CourseNotes for: PL SC Supporting Course

PL SC Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
PL SC Supporting CourseNotes for: PL SC Supporting Course

PL SC Supporting Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

3
Elective

Elective

3
US Cultures/Elective

US Cultures/Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

GWS, GQ, GN, GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.

US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/or international cultures requirements.

W is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements.
 
Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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