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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Political Science

Political Science with International Studies Option (B.A.)



Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours for the Major in Political Science with International Studies Option: 56 semester hours

Core Introductory Requirements (16 hours)


All Political Science majors with the International Studies Option will complete the following hours:

Political Science Field Requirements (18 hours):


Students will take four courses (12 hours) from the Comparative Politics and International Relations group. Students will take one additional course from each of the other two subfields.

Applied Political Science Experience (3 hours):


Political Science majors with the International Studies Option will complete at least three hours in one or more of the following experiences:

Political Science Capstone Course (3 hours):


All Political Science majors with the International Studies Option will complete a capstone course (PLS 4600), taken after students have completed at least 75 hours, including all Core Introductory Political Science requirements, and at least nine hours of Field Requirements.

Economics Requirements and Electives (6 hours minimum):


Students will complete the following two courses:

Although not required, students with an interest in taking upper-division courses in Economics are encouraged to select from the following:


Foreign Language Requirement


Students must show proficiency in a foreign language (of their choosing) at the intermediate level or completion of foreign language courses at the intermediate level.

Footnotes:


(Major GPA based on all political science courses taken at EIU.)

* Three credit hours will count for this requirement. Additional credit hours may be substituted for Field Requirements, with departmental approval.

** Three credit hours will count for this requirement. Additional credit hours cannot be substituted for Field Requirements, but will count toward degree completion.

*** Three credit hours will count for this requirement. Additional credit hours cannot be substituted for Field Requirements, but will be included in computing the major g.p.a.

# Students enrolled in Honors Independent Study must be enrolled in Political Science Departmental Honors.