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2016-2017 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors

Political Science

Program Director: Don Dugi (ddugi@transy.edu)
Office: Haupt 2
Phone: 233-8233

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Political Science Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
PS 1004 Intro to Politics PS 1014 Intro to U.S. Politics Political Science Elective* OR 
  Elective - Preferably HIST 1014 Western Civ I OR Travel Course (if appropriate) 
  HIST 1024 Western Civilization II  

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
PS 2504 Politics of the Middle East** OR Political Science Elective* Political Science Elective* OR
PS 3314 Political Development** OR  Political Science Elective Travel Course (if appropriate) 
PS 3334 Politics of Russia**    
Political Science Elective*     

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
PS 3044 Modern Political Concepts PS 3114 Political Theory I OR Political Science Elective* OR
Political Science Elective* PS 3124 Political Theory II Travel Course (if appropriate) 
  Political Science Elective*  

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
Political Science Elective* PS 4444 Senior Seminar  
  Political Science Elective*  

A total of 11 courses are required to complete the Political Science major

At least 5 of the courses must be at the 3000-level

*5 electives required 

**1  course in comparative government is required (PS 2504, PS 3314, PS 3334, or PS 3384) and should be taken in fall or winter term of the sophomore year

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