Political Science

B.A. with Major in Political Science

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
MATH 103 College Algebra 3
POLS 115 American Government I 3
POLS 120
Global Perspectives
or State and Local Government
3
Language 101 4
 Credits16
Second Semester
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
Language 102 4
Essential Studies: Fine Arts 3
Essential Studies: Fine Arts or Humanities 3
 Credits16
Sophomore Year
First Semester
POLS 225
Comparative Politics
or Introduction to Public Administration
3
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 210 Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics 3
Essential Studies: Humanities Recommended: PHIL 110 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
POLS 220
International Politics
or Politics and Diversity
3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Essential Studies: Lab Science 4
Free Electives 6
 Credits16
Junior Year
First Semester
POLS 300 Introduction Research Methods 3
POLS 310 Introduction to Political Thought 3
POLS 405 Political Behavior If student decides to take POLS 432 in Junior Year-Spring, this course may be substituted for any POLS elective 3
Free Electives Recommended: 300 or above 6
 Credits15
Second Semester
POLS 318 American Political Thought Recommended to fulfill a POLS elective 3
POLS 432 Public Policy Making Process If student selected POLS 405 in Junior Year-Fall, this course may be substituted for any POLS elective 3
Free Electives Recommended: 300-level or above 9
 Credits15
Senior Year
First Semester
POLS Electives 6
Free Electives 9
 Credits15
Second Semester
POLS 495 Senior Colloquium in Political Science and Public Administration 3
Free Electives Recommended: 300-level or above 9
 Credits12
 Total Credits120

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
1.800.CALL.UND
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382