University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Political Science (Bachelor of Arts)

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Thirty credits in political science:

  1. Four (twelve credits) core courses (POLS 021, POLS 041, POLS 051, POLS 071).
  2. At least fifteen credits at the advanced 100- or 200-level in political science subject to the following restrictions:
    1. Three credits must be at the 200-level.
    2. Students must complete at least one advanced 100 or 200-level course in three of the four subfields (American politics; political theory; international relations; comparative politics).
    3. Twelve of those fifteen credits, including the three credits at the 200-level, must be in UVM political science courses (excluding study abroad, transfer credit, readings and research).
  3. Three additional credits in political science at any level (can include transfer credit).
  4. At least fifteen of the thirty credits used to satisfy this major must be taken at the University of Vermont.

Note: Internships will not count toward the thirty credits required for the major.



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