Politics

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Political Science (PSCI 150) 3 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Required International Relations Elective 3 credits
Introduction to Communications (COMM 100) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Political Research and Writing (PSCI 290) 3 credits
Required American Governement Elective 3 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirements 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 2 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

Required Comparative Government Elective 3 credits
Required Political Theory Elective 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Literature and Philosophy GE Requirements 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness 2 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 64 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Required Peace Studies Elective 3 credits
Required Additional Politics Elective 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 79 credits

Spring Semester

Required Additional Politics Elective 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: GEED 216 Internship: Finding and Succeeding 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Field Experience/Internship (PSCI 275/475) 3 credits
Required Additional Politics Elective 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

Senior Seminar (PSCI 490) 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Elective 3 credits
Suggested Elective: Developing Professional Identity (GEED 218) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

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