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Degree Requirements

Thomas More College offers a bachelor's and associate's degree program in Political Science. Co-op and internship opportunities are available in governmental, managerial and legal settings and are integral parts of the program.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • Political Science Core (18 hours): POS 105, 106, 230, 290, 324, 499
  • Political Science Electives (24 hours): 6 hours from each of the four following categories:
    • American Government and Politics: POS 206, 306, 425, SOC 248, COM 340
    • World Politics: POS 329, 335, 336, 435, 438, 439, 442, 452, 465, SOC 381
    • Public Administration and Political Theory: POS 215, 370, 440, 491, PHI 235, SOC 325
    • Political Economy: ECO 105 and three hours from ECO 206, 215, 216, 238, 260, 305, 310
  • Students fulfill the core requirement in computer literacy by demonstrating proficiency in the use of standard word processing, as well as a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, in POS 499.

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • Political Science (21 hours): POS 105, 106, 230, 290, 324, and six hours of electives