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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
COMP 100 - Composition   3   POLS 171 - Comparative and International Politics   3
POLS 101 - Understanding Political Ideas   3   Gen Ed Science 4
POLS 121 - U.S. Government   3   Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective Foreign Language 3   Elective 3
*Gen Ed Math 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 16

Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
POLS 200 - Approaches to Political Science   3   POLS Comparative Government Upper Division Elective 3
POLS American Gov & Politics Upper Division Elective 3   POLS International Relations Upper Division Elective 3
POLS Political Theory Upper Division Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
POLS Political Science Upper Division Elective 3   POLS Political Science Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
POLS Capstone 3   POLS Political Science Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 2
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 14

Notes: *Students are strongly encouraged to take STAT 101   to fulfill their General Education Math requirement.

**Internships (POLS 297  ) may count as a max. of 6 s.h. toward completion of degree.

***Up to 3 s.h. earned through POLS 295  , POLS 296  , or POLS 399   may be used as part of the required 9 s.h. of upper-division major electives.

Total Credits for Degree: 120

Elective Key


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attributes: Basic Communication (BC3), Math (M3), American History (AH3), Other World Civilizations (OWC3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper-division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

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