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Political Science Degree Requirements

As a political science major, find degree requirements necessary for a political science degree from University of the Cumberlands.

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Political Science

REQUIREMENTS FOR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE –   37 credit hours: 19 hours of required courses plus 18 hours following either Option I or Option II 
Required courses for both options (19 hours): 



15 additional hours are to be chosen from the Political Science offerings within the department.

Three additional hours of electives from Political Science section. 

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

As a political science major, a BA in political science requires the completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree plus a world language through the intermediate level.

Minor in Political Science

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MINOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE – 24 semester hours as follows: Required courses are 
(12 hours):     




Plus 12 elective hours from the political science offerings of the department. 

General Education Requirements

For a full list of course offerings, visit our Academic Catalog page.