In addition to meeting the College of Arts and Sciences' requirements for all B.A. degrees, political science majors must take 36 credit hours in political science, choosing their classes from the following groups.
Core courses (12 cr.). Take all four classes in this group:
International relations and comparative politics (6 cr.). Take two classes from this group:
American institutions and processes (6 cr.). Take two classes from this group:
Political theory and philosophy (6 cr.). Take two classes from this group:
One course in statistics is also required of political science majors. ECON-E 270 would satisfy this requirement and would also count toward fulfilling the Group III B distribution requirement in the College of Arts & Sciences. Another option is PSY-K 300. Your statistics course does not count toward your 36 credit hour minimum in political science.
Recommended: In addition to meeting departmental and general requirements, the political science department strongly suggests that political science majors take supporting courses in economics and history, especially American history.
For more information, visit the Political Science page on the IU Northwest Bulletin.