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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science: Political Economy Concentration, BS


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Program Requirements


The requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science consist of POSC 1010 , POSC 1020  or POSC 1040 , POSC 1030 , POSC 1990 , POSC 3410 , POSC 4990 , and at least 21 additional credits in political science at the 3000-4000 level, including one upper-level American politics course and one upper-level global politics course.

In consultation with the departmental advisor, students choose one of the following concentrations: American Politics, Global Politics, Political Economy, Public Administration, or Public Policy.

Note: No more than three credits from POSC 3050 , POSC 3100 , POSC 3110 , POSC 3120 , POSC 3130 , POSC 4090 , and POSC 4100  may be applied toward a Political Science major.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Credit Hours: 14

Second Semester


Credit Hours: 16

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • ECON 2110 - Principles of Microeconomics 3 Credits
  • American Politics Requirement 3 Credits 4
  • Arts and Humanities (Non-Lit.) Requirement 3 Credits 5
  • Mathematics Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Philosophy of Science Requirement 3 Credits 6
Credit Hours: 15

Second Semester


  • ECON 2120 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Credits
  • Advanced Political Science Requirement 3 Credits 7
  • Arts and Humanities (Literature) Requirement 3 Credits 5
  • Global Politics Requirement 3 Credits 8
  • Mathematics Requirement 3 Credits 2
Credit Hours: 15

Concentration


Junior Year


First Semester


Credit Hours: 15

Second Semester


Credit Hours: 16

Senior Year


First Semester


Credit Hours: 15

Second Semester


  • ECON 3600 - Public Choice 3 Credits
  • Advanced Political Science Requirement 3 Credits 7
  • Economics Requirement 3 Credits 10
  • Elective 6 Credits
Credit Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 121


1 Students must complete through 2020 in any modern language except American Sign Language or Latin. See Modern Languages Requirement  at Clemson University statement.

2 MATH 1020  or MATH 1060 ; MATH 1080  or MATH 2070 ; STAT 2300  or STAT 3090  or STAT 3300 .

3 See General Education Requirements .

4 POSC 3020 , POSC 3210 , POSC 3430 , POSC 3810 , POSC 4030 , POSC 4050 , POSC 4070 , POSC 4090 , POSC 4160 , POSC 4210 , POSC 4230 , POSC 4240 , POSC 4300 , POSC 4360 , POSC 4370 , POSC 4380 , POSC 4420 , POSC 4530 , POSC 4540 , POSC 4550 , POSC 4610 , POSC 4800  or POSC 4820  

5 See General Education Requirements . (Note: Arts and Humanities (Non-Literature) Requirement must be satisfied by a course in PHIL or REL)

6 PHIL 1020 , PHIL 3230 , PHIL 3250  or PHIL 3270  

7 Any 3000- or 4000-level POSC course

8 POSC 3610 , POSC 3620 , POSC 3630 , POSC 3710 , POSC 3720 , POSC 3750 , POSC 4100 , POSC 4470 , POSC 4480 , POSC 4560 , POSC 4570 , POSC 4590 , POSC 4660 , POSC 4710 , POSC 4760 , POSC 4770 , or POSC 4780  

9 See list of Minors .

10 ECON 3010 , ECON 3020 , ECON 3090 , ECON 3100 , ECON 3150 , ECON 3190 , ECON 4020 , ECON 4040 , ECON 4100 , ECON 4120 , ECON 4130 , ECON 4190 , ECON 4200 , ECON 4220 , ECON 4250 , ECON 4270 , ECON 4280 , ECON 4400 , HIST 3250  or HIST 3270  

11 Select from ACCT 3030 , ACCT 4100 , ACCT 4150 , AGRB 3520 , AGRB 4110 , COMM 3560 , COMM 3640 , COMM 4560 , CRP 4010 , CRP 4030 , ECON 3070 , ECON 3090 , ECON 3250 , ECON 4100 , ECON 4200 , EES 4840 , EES 4850 , ENR 4160 , FOR 4160 , GEOG 3030 , MGT 3070 , NPL 3000 , POSC 4230 , POSC 4240 , PRTM 3210 , PRTM 3800 , PRTM 4460 , PSYC 3680 , PSYC 3690 , RS 3010 , SOC 3800 , SOC 4300  

12 POSC 3020 , POSC 4240  or POSC 4300  

13 Select from ACCT 3030 , ACCT 4040 AGRB 3610 , AGRB 4110 , AGRB 4120 , AGRB 4520 , AGRB 4570 , AGRB 4750 , CRP 4010 , CRP 4030 , ECON 3010 , ECON 3030 , ECON 3090 , ECON 3190 , ECON 3400 , ECON 3600 , ECON 4020 , ECON 4100 , ECON 4110 , ECON 4190 , ECON 4200 , ECON 4220 , ECON 4230 , ECON 4240 , ECON 4250 , ECON 4260 , ECON 4270 , ECON 4280 , ECON 4350 , ECON 4400 ENR 4160 , ENR 4290 , ENR 4500 , ENSP 4000 , FDSC 3010 , FOR 3040 FOR 4160 , FOR 4250 , FOR 4260 , FOR 4310 , HIST 3250 , HIST 3270 , HIST 3920 , HLTH 4310 , HLTH 4780 , MGT 3050 , PHIL 3450 , PHIL 3460 , POSC 3630 , POSC 4230 , POSC 4240 , PRTM 3010 , PRTM 3200 SOC 4010 , SOC 4140 , SOC 4710 , WFB 4300 , WFB 4750  

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