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Program Requirements for Political Science


For a major: 40 credits in the department, including:

The proseminar is chosen during the junior year from among elective courses designated by department faculty. Students taking a course as a proseminar register simultaneously for the course (4 credits) and 498 (1 credit). Students must sign up for senior project (POLS 489) in the fall of their senior year and the senior seminar (POLS 490) in the spring of their senior year.


For a minor: 20 credits in the department, including:

For Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Social Studies: a student majoring in Political Science must also complete a Secondary Education major with Licensure. In order to complete the Secondary Education major with Licensure, students should begin taking education courses no later than their sophomore year. The student must be advised by faculty in both majors