ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 20, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.

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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 36 hours  (18 hours at the 300/400 level) as follows:

Core Courses: 15 hours

(must earn ”C” or better in each core course) 

Comparative Politics/International Relations (3 hours)

Electives (6 hours)

Engaged Experience (3 hours)

Foreign Language Requirement (6 hours)

  • MFL 231 and 232, or 240 Credits:  (6)

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.  A total of 18 hours must be at the 300/400 level and no more than 6 hours can be applied to cooperative education or internship.

In additional to the requirements for the major and Liberal Studies, 42 additional hours are required, including a minor, second major, or other approved program. At least 30 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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