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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Learning Compact

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Political Science
Description of the Major
The major in political science provides an understanding of how government and politics operate in the U.S. and elsehwere. You will develop the critical analytic and research skills to study government and politics and you will be able to articulate information and ideas about government and politics.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Complete thirty hours of political science course work (with a grade of C or better) including at least eighteen hours at the 3000-4000 level. In addition, you must complete an introductory statistics course.
  • Complete two upper-division political science courses with a writing component, graded by department rubric.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Knowledge of government and politics in the U.S. and elsewhere.
  2. Use critical analytic and research skills to study government and politics.
  3. Articulate information and ideas in speech and in writing about government and politics.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
Core: 12 hours; Take STA 2023 and three of the remaining four
CPO 2001 X    
INR 2001 X    
POS 2041 X    
POT 2001 X    
STA 2023   X  
Major: 18 hours at 3000/4000 level
CPO 3103 X X X
CPO 3151 X X X
CPO 3204 X X X
CPO 3303 X X X
CPO 3403 X X X
CPO 3513 X X X
CPO 3614 X X X
CPO 3633 X X X
CPO 4000 X X X
CPO 4034 X X X
CPO 4042 X X X
CPO 4104 X X X
CPO 4133 X X X
CPO 4207 X X X
CPO 4306 X X X
CPO 4731 X X X
INR 3034 X X X
INR 3084 X X X
INR 3102 X X X
INR 3333 X X X
INR 3502 X X X
INR 3603 X X X
INR 4035 X X X
INR 4083 X X X
INR 4204 X X X
INR 4303 X X X
INR 4350 X X X
INR 4531 X X X
PAD 3003 X X X
PAD 4034 X X X
PAD 4604 X X X
PAD 4940 X X X
POS 2112 X X X
POS 3122 X X X
POS 3142 X X X
POS 3173 X X X
POS 3204 X X X
POS 3233 X X X
POS 3263 X X X
POS 3603 X X X
POS 4258 X X X
POS 4275 X X X
POS 4291 X X X
POS 4413 X X X
POS 4424 X X X
POS 4443 X X X
POS 4463 X X X
POS 4624 X X X
POS 4674 X X X
POS 4734 X X X
POS 4931 X X X
POS 4934 X X X
POS 4940 X X X
POS 4970 X X X
POT 3302 X X X
POT 3503 X X X
POT 3504 X X X
POS 4013 X X X
POT 4053 X X X
POT 4311 X X X
POT 4414 X X X
PUP 3204 X X X
PUP 3302 X X X
PUP 3323 X X X
PUP 3623 X X X
PUP 4008 X X X
PUP 4021 X X X
PUP 4313 X X X
PUP 4404 X X X
PUP 4712 X X X

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