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Catalogue 2021-2022 
Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science Major

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Required Units

Total number of units required for major, excluding any required Intensive(s): 10

Required Intensive units, if any: 0

Total units required: 10

Total Number of Specific Courses Required

One POLI unit at the 100 level or 200 level in each of the four major fields of Political Science chosen from the lists below. Students should consult the department for the most up to date list.

Note: One unit must be at the 100 level and no more than two units in different subfields at the 100 level can count towards the major.

Distributional Content Area Units Required

Two units of graded 300-level work including at least one 300-level seminar in the senior year (i.e., a POLI course with a number in the 340s, 350s, 360s, 370s or 380s)


Four additional Political Science electives at the 200 or 300 level.


No more than one ungraded Intensive unit can count toward the major.

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