PL SC ~ University Park

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
First-Year Seminar Notes for: FYS

FYS

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PL SC 001 - Introduction to American National GovernmentNotes for: PL SC 001

PL SC 001

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
World Language (level 001)Notes for: World Language

World Language

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
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
World Language (level 002)Notes for: World Language (level 002)

World Language (level 002)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Social and Behavioral Science (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
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 - Comparative Politics of Western Europe (IL)Notes for: PL SC 020

PL SC 020

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or PL SC 022 - Politics of the Developing Areas (IL/OC)Notes for: PL SC 022

PL SC 022

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100 - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
World Language (level 003)Notes for: World Language (level 003)

World Language (level 003)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Quantification (GQ)Notes for: Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
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.*
or 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.*
3
PL SC 400-levelNotes for: PL SC 400-level

PL SC 400-level

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

Natural Science (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
BA Field Requirement: Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Quantification, or World LanguageNotes for: BA Field

BA Field

This requirement cannot be fulfilled by courses offered in a student's primary major, and cannot double count to meet General Education requirements. World language credits for this requirement must be in a second world language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first world language.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
PL SC 400-levelNotes for: PL SC 400-level

PL SC 400-level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
^Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with AdviserNotes for: Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser

Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser

^See note below regarding pre-approved courses related to Political Science/in consultation with adviser
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Field Requirement: Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Quantification, or World LanguageNotes for: BA Field

BA Field

This requirement cannot be fulfilled by courses offered in a student's primary major, and cannot double count to meet General Education requirements. World language credits for this requirement must be in a second world language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first world language.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Science (GN)Notes for: Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Writing Across the Curriculum (W/Y)/ElectiveNotes for: Writing Across the Curriculum (W/Y)/Elective

Writing Across the Curriculum (W/Y)/Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
PL SC 400-levelNotes for: PL SC 400-level

PL SC 400-level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
^Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with AdviserNotes for: Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser

Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser

^See note below regarding pre-approved courses related to Political Science/in consultation with adviser
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202 A - Effective WritingNotes for: ENGL 202

ENGL 202

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
PL SC 400-levelNotes for: PL SC 400-level

PL SC 400-level

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
^Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with AdviserNotes for: Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser

Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser

^See note below regarding pre-approved courses related to Political Science/in consultation with adviser
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BA Field Requirement: Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Quantification, or World LanguageNotes for: BA Field

BA Field

This requirement cannot be fulfilled by courses offered in a student's primary major, and cannot double count to meet General Education requirements. World language credits for this requirement must be in a second world language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first world language.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Other Cultures (OC)/ElectiveNotes for: Other Cultures (OC)/Elective

Other Cultures (OC)/Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
PL SC 400-levelNotes for: PL SC 400-level

PL SC 400-level

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

Social and Behavioral Science (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
US Cultures (US)/ElectiveNotes for: US Cultures (US)/Elective

US Cultures (US)/Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ElectiveNotes for: Elective

Elective

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)Notes for: Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1.5
Total credits 13.5

Additional Notes

Scheduling patterns for courses may vary according to the semester they are taught. Additionally, general education courses are interchangeable. Students may choose the course(s) they wish to take in any given semester based on preference, availability, and academic goals.
 
 
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^Pre-Approved Courses Related to Political Science/In Consultation with Adviser:

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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.

Footnotes

BA Field
This requirement cannot be fulfilled by courses offered in a student's primary major, and cannot double count to meet General Education requirements. World language credits for this requirement must be in a second world language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first world language.
Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser
^See note below regarding pre-approved courses related to Political Science/in consultation with adviser
BA Field
This requirement cannot be fulfilled by courses offered in a student's primary major, and cannot double count to meet General Education requirements. World language credits for this requirement must be in a second world language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first world language.
Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser
^See note below regarding pre-approved courses related to Political Science/in consultation with adviser
Related PL SC Course/In Consultation with Adviser
^See note below regarding pre-approved courses related to Political Science/in consultation with adviser
BA Field
This requirement cannot be fulfilled by courses offered in a student's primary major, and cannot double count to meet General Education requirements. World language credits for this requirement must be in a second world language or beyond the 12th credit level of proficiency in the first world language.