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  Jul 25, 2017
 
2014-2015 Academic Catalog THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. LINKS MAY NO LONGER BE ACTIVE AND CONTENT MAY BE OUT OF DATE!

Politics and International Relations Major


Requirements for the Major


Majors should satisfy their mathematics requirement with statistics.

Principles of Macroeconomics or Principles of Microeconomics


Breadth of study:


All students must take four of the following five survey courses:

Concentration:


In consultation with the student’s adviser, students will select four additional courses that build a specific competence in depth. Examples of such concentrations include but are not limited to: American public policy, European politics, international political economy, legal studies, or Asian politics.

Elective:


 one elective within the major.

Senior Seminar and Senior Thesis (two courses).


Honors Requirements


The Department of Politics and International Relations awards honors within the major to exceptional students who meet the following requirements:

  1. A grade point average in the major of at least 11.0 (A-).
  2. A grade of A– or better on the senior thesis.
  3. A successful oral defense of the senior thesis.


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