B.A., Political Science

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
HIST F100XModern World History3
PS F100XPolitical Economy3
PS F300XEthics and Society3
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
PS F101Introduction to American Government and Politics3
PS F222Political Science Research Methods3
Select one of the following:3
Internship in Public Affairs
Senior Thesis
The Alaska Universities Legislative Internship Program
Other approved internship earning at least 3 transferable upper-division credits
Political Science
Select 24 credits from the following (at least one course from four of the following sub-disciplinary groups):24
American Government and Politics
Introduction to Public Administration
American Presidency
Congress and Public Policy
Political Behavior
Public Policy
Alaska Government and Politics
Public Law
Politics and the Judicial Process
Constitutional Law I: Federalism
Constitutional Law II: Civil Rights and Liberties
Comparative Politics
Comparative Politics
Democracy and Global Society
Government and Politics of Canada
East Asian Governments and Politics
Political Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Government and Politics of Russia
International Politics
International Politics
International Law and Organization
International Political Economy
United States Foreign Policy
Political Theory
Political Ideologies
American Political Thought
Gender, Sex and Politics
Classical Political Theory
Modern Political Theory
Total Credits42