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ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, BA

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Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Liberal Studies Hours (42 hours)

Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements

The major requires 36 hours as follows:

Core Courses: (15 hours)

Students must earn a “C” or better in each core course

Electives (6 hours)

Any PSC course at the 200 level or above

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.  No more than six 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 https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/social-sciences/poliscipublicaffairs/psc/index.aspx​ to view the eight-semester curriculum guide.

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