Political Science Major

Core Curriculum

Political Science Courses that Fulfill Core Curriculum Requirements:

1) Capstone - POS 335 European Politics (Fall 2014 Version Only); POS 446 Global Educators; POS 47x Political Science Internship

2) Cluster Courses - POS 245 French Politics and Government (Things French Cluster); POS 280 Issues Before the United Nations (Law Cluster); POS 315 Media Law (Law Cluster); POS 333 Theories of Democratization (Theory, Culture and Society Cluster); POS 335 European Politics (War and Peace Cluster); POS 392 American Political Thought I (American Society and Culture Cluster; Theory, Culture, and Society Cluster); POS 393 American Political Thought II (American Society and Culture Cluster; Theory, Culture, and Society Cluster); POS 405 The European Union (War and Peace Cluster); POS 406 Research in the European Union (War and Peace Cluster); POS 463 Supreme Court and Constitutional Law (Law Cluster)

3) Diversity - POS 104 Introduction to International Relations; POS 280 Issues Before the United Nations

4) International - POS 104 Introduction to International Relations; POS 245 French Politics and Government; POS 280 Issues Before the United Nations

5) Socio-Cultural Analysis - POS 101 Introduction to American Government; POS 102 People and Politics; POS 104 Introduction to International Relations; POS 205 Introduction to Comparative Politics

Note: For more details, please see the USM Core Curriculum website.