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Political Science, BA

Offered in: CHICAGO


Students must complete 11 courses in the major, with at least five courses at the 300 level. All courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Transfer students must take at least six political science courses at Roosevelt University. Majors are encouraged to take Econ 101 and 102. Students planning to pursue graduate study in political science are encouraged to discuss with their advisors appropriate courses of study in languages and statistics.

Students complete any three of the following introductory courses:

  POS 101 Introduction to U.S. Politics .....3
  POS 102 Introduction to Comparative Politics .....3
  POS 103 Introduction to International Relations .....3
  POS 104 Introduction to Political Theory .....3

These courses also are required:

  One additional 200-level course in Political Science .....3
  POS 290 Research in Political Science .....3

To complete the degree:

  Six electives in political science, five at the 300 level .....18