College of Arts and Sciences

School of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs

Political Science: Pre-law Option

Student must complete 36 credits ion POL S/PHIL and 12 credits outside of POL S/ PHIL)

Required Courses

  • POL S 101: American National Government
  • POL S 102: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • POL S 103: International Politics
  • POL S 201: Political Research Methods
  • POL S 300: The American Constitution
  • POL S 402: Civil Liberties
  • POL S 404: The Judicial Process [M]
  • PHIL 201: Elementary Logic
  • PHIL 470: Philosophy of Law
  • 6 hours ( 2 courses) of POL S electives
Required Courses outside of POL S/ PHIL
  • CrmJ 320 or 420 or equivalent
  • Engl 201 or 301
  • One course in public speaking/argumentation: COM ST 102 or HD 205
  • ECONS 101 or 102
University Writing Requirements
  • One Writing in the Major [M] course (3 hours) in addition to 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)
Apply for graduation
Political Science Advising

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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