CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2019  
CURRENT 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Political Science, BS

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Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Liberal Studies (42 hours)

Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements

The major requires 36 hours as follows:

Core Courses: 15 hours

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

Research Requirement (3 hours)

Electives (9 hours)

Anything with a PSC prefix counts for this requirement.

Engaged Experience (3 hours)

Select one course from the following list:

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.  No more than six 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. To meet one of the gerneral university requirements, at least 30 hours taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level.

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

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