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    Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Bachelor of Arts with a major in Political Science


Program Overview

The general political science major gives students a broad view of political science through classes in the discipline’s traditional subfields of American government, comparative politics/international relations, and political theory.  Students interested in law, security studies and international politics can focus their major on these areas.

https://www.augusta.edu/pamplin/social-sciences/political-science.php

Program Contact
William Hatcher, PhD
706-737-1710
socsci@augusta.edu
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression and Graduation Requirements
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Area F and Major Concentration courses.
  • Exit Exam required in final term.
Program Information
Program Length: 4 Years
CIP Code: 45.1001
Program Code: 1BA-POL SCI
Major Code: POLS

Core Area A-E: 42 Hours


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

Area F: 18 Hours


A grade of C or better is required in all Area F courses.

Major Concentration: 30 Hours


Nine hours from any other 3000 and higher Political Science courses or from SOSC 4960 (3 to 9 hours): 9 Hours


Free Electives: 29-30 Hours


29 - 30 hours to complete 120 hours excluding WELL credits. At least 9 hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours


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

Total Hours for the Degree: 124-125