BA in Political Science (PL SC) — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 1999—123 Credits

Stage 1—Build Foundations

ENGL 015 (GWS) ‐ Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

3
PL SC 001 ‐ Introduction to American National Gov' tNotes for: PL SC 001

PL SC 001

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts ‐ Foreign Language (Level 001)
4
General Education (GQ)

GQ

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 16

Stage 2—Build Foundations

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
General Education (GS)
3
General Education (GH)
3
Bachelor of Arts ‐ Foreign Language (Level 002)
4
General Education (GQ)
3
Total credits 16

Stage 3—Formulate Understanding

CAS 100 (GWS, any version) ‐ Effective Speech

CAS 100

3
PL SC 003 ‐ Introduction 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

PL SC 020

3
General Education (GH)
3
General Education (GN)
3
Bachelor of Arts ‐ Foreign Language (Level 003)
4
Total credits 16

Stage 4—Formulate Understanding

PL SC 400 ‐ level CourseNotes for: PL SC 400

PL SC 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Related Major CourseNotes for: Related Major Course

Related Major Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education (GN)
3
General Education (GA)
3
Bachelor of Arts ‐ General Credits
3
Total credits 15

Stage 5—Generate Expertise

PL SC 400 ‐ level CourseNotes for: PL SC 400

PL SC 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Related Major CourseNotes for: Related Major Course

Related Major Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education (GN, with lab)
3
Bachelor of Arts ‐ General Credits
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Stage 6—Generate Expertise

PL SC 017 ‐ Introduction to Political TheoryNotes for: PL SC 017

PL SC 017

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

PL SC 007

3
PL SC 400 ‐ level CourseNotes for: PL SC 400

PL SC 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202 (GWS, any version) ‐ Effective Writing

ENGL 202

3
General Education (GA)
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Stage 7—Achieve Your Goals

PL SC 400 ‐ level CourseNotes for: PL SC 400

PL SC 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Related Major CourseNotes for: Related Major Course

Related Major Course

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Bachelor of Arts ‐ Other Cultures (also Elective)
3
Bachelor of Arts ‐ General Credits
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Stage 8—Achieve Your Goals

PL SC 400 ‐ level CourseNotes for: PL SC 400

PL SC 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education (GS)
3
General Education (GHA)
3
Elective
3
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.
is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements.
 
Please consult your adviser for transfer credit application to this plan.

 

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# 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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