Requirements for Major in Political Science
Political Science majors must take POLI 1090 American Government as part of the core curriculum. The major requires 36 hours of Political Science courses at the 2000 level or higher that meet the distribution requirements as outlined in the Auburn University bulletin. You may access a suggested Political Science course sequence in the bulletin.
Curriculum in Political Science
POLIÂ 1090 American Government with a C or better is a prerequisite for some higher-level political science courses. A score of 4 or higher on the AP American Government test satisfies the prerequisite requirement. Contact the department chair or program coordinator for further information.
|ENGLÂ 1100 English Composition I||3||ENGLÂ 1120 English Composition II||3|
|POLI 1090/1097 American Government in Multicultural World||3||Foreign Language II (College Core)||4|
|Foreign Language I (College Core)||4||Core Social Science1||3|
|Core Math||3||Core Science I||4|
|Core Literature||3||Course from Group 2 - Distribution Requirement3||3|
|Core Science II||4||Core History to complete sequence||3|
|Core Fine Arts||3||COMMÂ 1000 Public Speaking4||3|
|LBARÂ 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation (new course from CLA)||2||POLIÂ 3000 Political Science Research Methods I||3|
|Course from Group 1 - Political Thought3||3||Course from Group 2 - Distribution Requirement3||3|
|Course from Group 2 - Distribution Requirement3||3||Course from Group 3 - Concentration Requirement3||3|
|Course from Group 3 - Concentration Requirement3||3||Course from Group 3 - Concentration Requirement3||3|
|Courses from Group 4 - POLI Electives3||6||Courses from Group 4 - POLI Electives3||6|
|Â||UNIVÂ 4AA0 University Graduation||0|
|Total Hours: 120|
POLI 1050 is recommended.
If Literature requirement was completed prior to Fall 2013, Core Humanities must cover SLO 3.
Students must see their advisers to identify approved courses for Groups 1, 2, 3, and 4.
COMM 1000 fulfills SLO 7.
Last Updated: April 16, 2019