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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Political Science B.A.
Sub-plan: Law and Politics
Sample Plan: Law and Politics
Total Credits: 115.0
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: 13.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
POL 1054 - Puzzles in World Politics : 3.0 cr : SOCS, GP
CLA 1001: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
POL 1001 - American Democracy in a Changing World : 3.0 cr : SOCS
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
CLA 1002: First Year Experience 1.0 cr
Elective :2.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 12.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
POL 4883W - Global Governance : 3.0 cr : WI
LE (Physical Sciences) :4.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
Language :5.0 cr
POL 3464 - The Politics of Economic Inequality : 3.0 cr
LE (Mathematical Thinking) :3.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
POL 3309 - Justice in America : 3.0 cr
POL 4507 - Law, Sovereignty, and Treaty Rights : 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
POL 3252W - Revolution, Democracy, and Empire: Modern Political Thought : 3.0 cr : AH, CIV, WI
Elective :4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
POL 4253 - Modernity and Its Discontents: Late Modern Political Thought : 3.0 cr
POL 4501W - The Supreme Court and Constitutional Interpretation : 3.0 cr : CIV, WI
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
POL 4403W - Constitutions, Democracy, and Rights: Comparative Perspectives : 3.0 cr : GP, WI
POL 4275 - Domination, Exclusion, and Justice: Contemporary Political Thought : 3.0 cr
POL 4991 - Political Science Capstone : 3.0 cr
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US, Environment) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr