POLITICAL SCIENCE MAJOR
Name 2005-2007 Catalog
Social Security No. Date
Candidate for Honors ____ Yes ___ No Chair
REQUIREMENTS COURSE TAKEN TERM
1. General Core Requirements (38 units)
A. Lower Division Required Courses
MATH 140 or PSYC 200
B. Upper Division Required Courses
C. Experience/Methods (choose one)
2. Program Concentrations (10 units)
Choose one of the following concentrations:
A. American – (select two courses)
PLSI 313, 316, 317, or 335
B. International Relations - (select two courses)
PLSI 305, 308, 309, 322, 404
C. Pre-Law – (select two courses)
PLSI 314, 315, 335, 370
3. Political Science Studies Courses (15 units)
Select (3) courses not taken for the program
concentration; only one of these may be lower division.
Portfolio Requirement: Every student who completes the major in Political Science in any one of the three concentrations – American, International Relations, or Pre-Law is required to prepare a portfolio. Questions about the portfolio may be directed to the student’s advisor, or to any Political Science faculty member.
Honors: The requirements to graduate with Honors in Political Science are 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.3 GPA in the major, and a Directed Research Course (PLSI 481) with a minimum grade of B.