Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2022 Bulletin

Major SBC Courses for the BA in Political Science

This table illustrates major courses that can also be used to fulfill SBC requirements (See Note 1 & Note 2).

SBC Category

Required Major Courses

Optional Major Courses (See Note 3)

ARTS    
GLO POL 101 POL 214, POL 216, POL 308, POL 338, POL 339
HUM   PHI 277
LANG (see Note 4)    
QPS   AMS 102, AMS 110, POL 201, PSY 201, SOC 202
SBS POL 101, POL 102, POL 103 POL 214, POL 216
SNW   POL 373, POL 375
TECH   POL 369
USA POL 102  
WRT    
STAS   POL 371
EXP+    
HFA+   PHI 363, PHI 366, PHI 367, PHI 373, PHI 375, PHI 377, PHI 379, PHI 384, POL 377
SBS+   PHI 363, POL 305, POL 307, POL 308, POL 309, POL 313, POL 317, POL 318, POL 320, POL 322, POL 323, POL 324, POL 325, POL 327, POL 328, POL 330, POL 332, POL 334, POL 336, POL 337, POL 338, POL 339, POL 340, POL 344, POL 347, POL 348, POL 349, POL 350, POL 352, POL 353, POL 357, POL 359, POL 365, POL 367, POL 368, POL 369, POL 373, POL 374, POL 375
STEM+   BIO 211
CER   PHI 277, PHI 366, PHI 367, PHI 372, PHI 375, PHI 377, PHI 379, PHI 384, POL 377
DIV (see Note 5)   POL 330, POL 347, POL 353
ESI   POL 287
SPK   POL 307
WRTD   POL 340, POL 368, POL 459

Note 1: Some course information may be subject to change. Please contact your major advisor for additional consultation.

Note 2: For majors that require study in a related area or completion of a minor, visit the respective program's "Major SBC Courses" page to view expanded SBC options. 

Note 3: Denotes any course in which students can choose from more than one option. These may include, but are not limited to, major electives, concentration/track/specialization courses, or calculus/physics/chemistry sequences.

Note 4: CEAS majors, the Athletic Training major, the Respiratory Care major, and the Clinical Laboratory Sciences major are exempt from the LANG learning objective. Students enrolled in the major in Social Work are exempt from the LANG learning objective, but are required to enroll in and pass with a letter grade of C or higher the first semester of an elementary foreign language course numbered 111, or satisfy through alternate methods (see Communicate in a Human Language Other than English--LANG). 

Note 5: Students are responsible for completing the general education requirements published in the Bulletin that was current as of the first semester of matriculation (or rematriculation). The following student groups must satisfy the DIV learning objective as part of their degree requirements:

  • Freshmen who matriculate in the Fall of 2019 or later
  • Transfer students who matriculate in the Spring of 2020 or later
  • Students who rematriculate in the Fall of 2019 or later