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BS Degree Plan (Pre Law)

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Political Science Core Curriculum

10 - English 1301 & 1302 Composition – 6 semester hours

20 - Math 1314 College Math or Higher – 3 semester hours

30 - Life and Physical Science – 7 semester hours

Natural Science or Natural Science w/Lab

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History 1301 & 1302 – 6 semester hours

70 - Political Science 2305 & 2306 – 6 semester hours

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321

COSC or BCIS

Political Science Major Requirements

BS Program Requirements – 8 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • Natural Science - BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, PHYS or Bio/Physical Science

Political Science General Requirements – 9 semester hours

  • PSCI 3320 – Introduction to Public Policy
  • PSCI 3340 – World Politics
  • PSCI 4350 – Senior Capstone Seminar in Political Science

Pre-Law Concentration – 21 semester hours

  • HUMA 4322 or ENGL 3312
  • COMM 3325 – Advanced Public Speaking
  • LDRS 4312 – Consensus and Conflict
  • PSCI UD*
  • PSCI UD*
  • PSCI UD*
  • PSCI UD*

*Choose from the following electives: PSCI 3310, PSCI 3311, PSCI 3312, PSCI 3313, PSCI 4310, PSCI 4311, PSCI 4102, PSCI 4202, PSCI 4302, PSCI 4300, PSCI 4305

UD/LD Free Electives and/or Minor – 39 semester hours

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Notes

s.h. = semester hours
LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

Academic Advisors

Shayna Landers

Academic Advisor

Shayna Landers

(361) 570-4237

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