Political Science and Human Services, BA

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

BA Language Requirements

All BA students are required to complete the BA language requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Experiential Liberal Arts

All undergraduate students in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities are required to complete the Experiential Liberal Arts Requirement.

Political Science Requirements

Core Courses in Political Science
POLS 1150American Government4
POLS 1155Comparative Politics4
POLS 1160International Relations4
POLS 2400Quantitative Techniques4
Political Thought
Complete one of the following:4
Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought
Modern Political Thought
American Political Thought
Contemporary Political Thought
Political Science Electives
Complete three courses in the following range:12
POLS 2330 to POLS 5999

Supporting Course for Political Science

Complete one of the following to fulfill the prerequisite for POLS 24004
Interactive Mathematics
Mathematical Thinking
Calculus for Business and Economics
Calculus 1

Human Services Requirements

Required Courses
HUSV 1101Human Services Professions4
HUSV 2300Counseling in Human Services4
HUSV 3570The Nonprofit Sector, Philanthropy, and Social Change4
Human Services Internship
HUSV 4994Human Services Internship6
Human Services & Diverse Populations
Complete one of the following:4
Ethnic Relations, Cultural Identity, and Human Services
Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Practice and Policy
Intercultural Studies through Human Services
Human Services Electives
Complete two HUSV courses.8
SOCL 3440Sociology of Human Service Organizations4

Integrative Requirements

Integrative Courses
POLS 3307Public Policy and Administration4
HUSV 3900Introduction to Social Policy4
Research Methods
Complete one of the following:4
Research Methods in Political Science
Research Methods for Human Services
Capstone & Elective
Complete one of the following options.8
Option A
Complete POLS 4701 or POLS 4703 and complete one additional Human Services course that has not been used in previous requirements.
Political Science Senior Capstone
Senior Thesis
HUSV 1000 to HUSV 5999
Option B
Complete HUSV 4700 and complete one additional Political Science course numbered 2300 or higher that has not been used in previous requirements.
Senior Seminar in Human Services
POLS 2300 to POLS 5999

Political Science and Human Services Combined-Major Credit Requirement

Complete 86 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required