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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Political Science B.A.
Sample Plan: Political Science
Total Credits: 118.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
CLA 1001: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
POL 1201 - Political Ideas : 3.0 cr : HIS, CIV
Elective :1.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
LE (Mathematical Thinking) :3.0 cr
CLA 1002: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
POL 3225 - American Political Thought : 3.0 cr : CIV
POL 3319 - Education and the American Dream : 3.0 cr : SOCS, DSJ
LE (Physical Sciences) :4.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
POL 3835 - International Relations : 3.0 cr : SOCS, GP
LE (Writing Intensive - Lower Division) :3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :4.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
POL 3477 - Political Economy of Development : 3.0 cr : SOCS, GP
POL 3766 - Political Psychology of Mass Behavior : 3.0 cr : SOCS
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 13.0 cr
POL 4210 - Topics in Political Theory : 3.0 cr
POL 4315W - State Governments: Laboratories of Democracy : 3.0 cr : WI
Elective :4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
POL 3080 - Internship in Politics or Government : 4.0 cr
POL 4275 - Domination, Exclusion, and Justice: Contemporary Political Thought : 3.0 cr
LE (Writing Intensive - Upper Division) :3.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
POL 4991 - Political Science Capstone : 3.0 cr
LE (Technology and Society) :3.0 cr
LE (Writing Intensive - Lower Division) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr