Major in Political Science (36 credits)
Students attain the undergraduate Major by completing 15 credits of required core courses, 12 credits of a distribution requirement (3 credits apiece in each of the four subfields (American Politics and Public Policy, Political Theory and Methodology, Comparative Politics, Global Politics), and 9 credits in any one, two, or three subfields.
Required core courses for the Major
21:790:201. American National Government
21:790:202. America and the World
21:790:203. Introduction to Comparative Politics
21:790:371. Early Political Theory or 21:790:372. Modern Political Theory
21:790:491. Research Methods
General Guidelines for the Major
Grades: Only courses with grades of C or better may be counted toward the Major.
Transfer credits: Up to 15 credits of political science courses taken at other colleges or universities may be applied toward the Major with the approval of the Department Chair. These credits may not include courses already transferred in and evaluated by NJ Transfer and the Office of Academic Services.