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A major in Political Science requires a total of 33 hours. Students must complete four Political Science gateway courses (listed below) as well as at least one Political Science seminar. Students are also required to complete STAT 2070, Introductory Statistics for the Social Sciences (or an equivalent course), and 8 hours of a single foreign language or sign language (or receive equivalent credit by examination). Majors need to complete 18 hours of electives within the department, 9 of which must be upper-division (3000 or 4000 level) coursework. A maximum of 6 hours of internship credit may count toward the hour requirements. Finally, students must meet all requirements set forth by the College of Arts and Sciences and the University of Wyoming including all University Studies Program requirements and the College of Arts and Sciences' Core Courses.
Political Science Gateway Courses:
POLS 1000: American & Wyoming Government
POLS 2310: Introduction to International Relations
POLS 1200: Non-Western Political Cultures
POLS 1250: Introduction to Comparative Government
POLS 2460: Introduction to Political Philosophy
POLS 3600: American Political Thought
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