POLITICAL SCIENCE

Coordinator: Dr. David R. White

 

MAJOR

General Track: A major in political science requires the following:

 

POL 101, 103, 285, and 295, and 24 semester hours of additional course work which must include at least two courses from each of the following groups:

 

American Politics: POL 201, 202, 206, 215, 230, 305, 311, 317, 319, 320, 322, 323, 338, 340

 

Comparative Politics/International Relations: POL 203, 205, 301, 314, 315, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 341

 

The minimum number of semester hours required in political science courses is 36. One 18-hour minor or two 12-hour collaterals in other academic disciplines is also required. The minimum number of semester hours in all courses (major and non-major) required to graduate from Francis Marion University is 120.

 

MINOR

A minor in political science requires 18 semester hours, including POL 101 and 103 (i.e. 6 courses).

 

COLLATERAL

A collateral in political science requires 12 semester hours, including POL 101 or 103 (i.e. 4 courses).

 

OTHER INFORMATION

Students wishing to enroll in political science 477, 487, or 497 should confer with the department chair.