College of Arts and Sciences

School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs

Political Science: General Option

The general option requires a total of 36 credit hours in political science, at least 15 of which must be earned at WSU.

Required Courses

  • POL S 101: American National Government
  • POL S 102: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POL S 103: International Politics
  • POL S 201: Political Researh Methods
  • 18 additional hours (6 courses) of POL S electives
University Writing Requirements
  • Two (2) Writing in the Major [M] courses (6 hours) from POL S 404, 405, 412, 424, 432, 438, 442, 446, 447, 450,460, 472, 476
  • Junior Writing Portfolio/Qualifying Exam (portfolio and proficiency exam required no later than first semester after earning 60 credits)
Foreign Language Requirement
  • 2 years high school or 1 year college (in same language)
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Political Science Advising

Teresa Woolverton
Academic Advisor
Johnson Tower 827
509-335-1291
twool@wsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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