Major in Political Science

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science Degree

CIP 45.1001

University Studies Requirements ..............................41-47 hrs


  • Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies and Quantitative Skills: MAT 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Note: See required courses below before selecting University Studies elective courses. A minimum grade of C is required in ENG 105 and POL 140 from freshmen and transfer students majoring or minoring in political science.

Required Courses..............................................................21 hrs


POL 499 Senior Seminar in Political Science

 Required Limited Electives..............................................18 hrs

     POL electives approved by advisor.

Note: At least 12 hours of the major must be at the 400-level. Only six hours of credit toward the major may be received for POL 488, 489, or 495.

Required Minor............................................................21-24 hrs

Unrestricted Electives..................................................10-19 hrs


Total Curriculum Requirements...................................120 hrs

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the Undergraduate Bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment.

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