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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History and Political Science Double Major


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The History and Political Science double major requires 30 credit hours completed from each department with grades of C or better. History requires 18 hours of upper-division (3000+ level) course work, while Political Science requires 21 upper-division hours.

Students must complete at least one Summit course between the two majors. Summit options are HIST 4990, PSC 4020, PSC 4210, OR PSC 4470.

History and Political Science usually require 36 credit hours for the major, but the departments waive 6 credit hours each for double majors.

History Double Major Course Requirements


Students double majoring in History and Political Science need 30 credit hours of History course work with grades of C or better. A maximum of 54 hours of History courses can apply to the bachelor’s degree. At least 18 of the 30 hours must be upper-division (3000+ level) courses.

Historical Survey Courses


Complete two courses from each of the following categories (4 courses/12 credits).

Histories of the U.S. and Europe

Global Histories and Histories of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East

Upper-Division Global History Courses


Complete two courses from the following list (2 courses/6 credits):

Upper-Division History Electives


  • Complete 12 credit hours of upper-division (3000+ level) History electives (4 courses/12 credits).

History Summit Course


Students must complete one Summit course for the double major, but may choose to take it from either the History or Political Science department. The Summit course will count as an upper-division elective for the major in which it is taken.

Political Science Double Major Course Requirements


Students double majoring in History and Political Science need 30 credit hours of Political Science course work with grades of C or better. A maximum of 54 hours of Political Science courses can apply to the bachelor’s degree. At least 21 of the 30 hours must be upper-division (3000+ level) courses.

Complete one track from the choices below.

General Track


Complete the following required courses (5 courses/15 credits):

Complete one course from each of the following expandable lists (3 courses/9 credits).

Complete 2 additional PSC elective courses to meet total and upper-division requirements for the major (2 courses/6 credits).

American Political Institutions and Behavior Track


Complete the following required courses (6 courses/18 credits):

Complete three courses from the following expandable lists (3 courses/9 credits).

Complete an additional 3 hours of PSC elective courses to meet total and upper-division requirements for the major (1 course/3 credits).

Global Politics Track


Complete the following required courses (7 courses/21 hours):

Complete three courses from the following expandable list (3 courses/9 hours).

Public Administration, Policy and Law Track


Complete the following required courses:

Complete three courses from the following expandable list (3 courses/9 hours).

Complete an additional 3 hours of PSC elective courses to meet total and upper-division requirements for the major (1 course,3 credits).

Political Science Summit Course


Students must complete one Summit course for the double major, but may choose to take it from either the History or Political Science department. The Summit course will count as an upper-division elective for the major in which it is taken.

The Summit course options for Political Science are:

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