Political Science

Major: Political Science

Catalog: 2010-2011

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
PSCI 150 Introduction to Political Science 3 PSCI 230 or 303 Introduction to International Relations or International Conflict and Peace 3
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1   *COMM GE Requirement 3
WRIT 110 College Writing 3   *Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2   *HIST GE Requirement 3
BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4   *MATH GE Requirement 3
*Natural Science GE Requirement (6-8 sem credit hrs) 3    
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 31
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
  Major Restricted Elective (5 courses required - total 24 upper division required ) 3 PSCI 275 Field Experience 3
  Major Restricted Elective (5 courses required - total 24 upper division required ) 3 *Major Restricted Elective (5 courses required - total 24 upper division required ) 3
  *BIBL/RELI GE Elective Requirement 3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
  *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3   *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3
  *Social Science GE Requirement (3 sem credit hours) 3   *HHPA GE Requirement (activity class) 1
      Elective 4
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 46 Cumulative Credits 62
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3 PSCI 320 Constitutional Law: Issues of National Power 3
  *Major Elective (to meet 36 required major credits with 24 required upper division) 3   *Major Restricted Elective (5 courses required - total 24 upper division required ) 3
  *Major Restricted Elective (5 courses required - total 24 upper division required ) 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  Elective 6   Elective 8
Total Semester Credits 15 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 77 Cumulative Credits 94
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
PSCI 275/475 Field Experience 3 PSCI 490 Senior Seminar 3
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3   Elective 13
  Elective 10      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 110 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

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