School of Social Sciences

Master of Arts in Political Science - Online Collaborative

Degree Requirements

Students pursuing a Master of Arts in Political Science must complete 30 total graduate credit hours including:

  • Political Science Core (18 cr.)
  • Political Science Track (12 cr.)
  • Courses must be completed with a grade of B or higher
  • Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required

Political Science Core (18 cr.)

  • POLS-P 570 Introduction to the Study of Politics
  • POLS-Y 580 Research Methods in Political Science
  • POLS-Y 575 Political Data Analysis
  • POLS-Y 529 National Institutions
  • POLS-Y 657 Comparative Politics
  • POLS-Y 6XX Castone

Political Science Track (12)

Student will complete either American Politics or World Politics

American Politics

  • POLS-Y 675 Political Philosophy
  • POLS-Y 567 Public Opinion: Approaches and Issues
  • POLS-Y 661 American Politics
  • One additional POLS graduate course from the World Politics Track

World Politics

  • POLS-Y 669 International Relations
  • POLS-Y 757 Comparative Politics
  • POLS-Y 530 World Political Economy
  • POLS-Y 508 Issues in World Politics

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