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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science and a concentration in Legal Studies

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The Legal Studies track is open to Political Science majors only and is designed to aid students in their effort to orient their course of study to a particular purpose or goal. It will prepare students for careers in law-related fields, federal and state governments, public and private interest groups, or business and management. In addition, the track can provide a foundation for the ongoing study of law or for graduate study in Political Science. Grade of C or better is required in POLS 1101 , prerequisites for all upper division classes and in all program specific courses.

Core Curriculum Areas A‑E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Core Area F: 18 Hours

(Grade of C or better is required in all Area F courses)

Option I: 6

  • Select a language sequence (1002, or higher)

Option II: 3

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Major Concentration: 30 Hours

(Grade of C or better is required in all of these courses)

Select 6-12 hours from any other 3000 and higher Political Science courses: 6-12

at least one 3-hour course must be in international relations or comparative government

Electives: 28-30 hours of which at least 15 must be at the 3000 or 4000 level

Total Hours for the Degree: 124

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