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2017-2018 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Political Science

Political Science Honors Program

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Admission to the Political Science Departmental Honors Program is open to students who have at least a 3.50 grade-point average on a 4.0 point scale and have completed the courses listed below.  Permission of the Dean of the Honors College and the Departmental Honors Coordinator is also required. Students in the Political Science Honors Program must maintain an overall GPA of 3.50.  Students who have been dismissed from the program because their overall GPA has fallen below 3.50 may petition for readmission.  Students must raise their grade-point average to 3.50 and submit their petition to the Dean of the Honors College and Departmental Honors Coordinator.

Departmental Honors Requirements

And Political Science 5000 through 5499 Graduate Seminar. Credits: 3

The graduate seminar required of honors students may count toward a field elective or a field requirement in the major with the prior approval of the Departmental Chairperson and the Departmental Honors Coordinator.


* Honors Independent Study counts towards the “Applied Political Science Experience.”
** Honors Research and Honors Thesis may count towards the 12 hours of field electives in the major.

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