ARCHIVED 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ARCHIVED 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.S.

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Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42

Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements

The major requires 39 hours as follows: Core (18 hours), Electives (15 hours), and MATH 135 or 170 (3 hours) and PSC 348 (3 hours)


15 hours of Political Science electives at the 200 level and above. At least 9 of these hours must be at the 300 or 400 level; no more than 6 hours can be applied to cooperative education or internship.

Additional Requirements

Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in the major, and no grade below a C (2.0) for any core course in the major will be accepted.

To complete the program, a total of 39 hours is required, including a minor, second major, or other approved program. At least 32 hours taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university requirements.

Visit the department’s website at to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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