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Western Carolina University    
 
    
 
  Jan 18, 2018
 
CURRENT 2017-2018 Undergraduate 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 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)


Research Requirement (3 hours)


Electives (9 hours)


Engaged Experience (3 hours)


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 addition 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 http://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/casdepts/poliscipublicaffairs/index.asp to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

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