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Political Science (CD)

Certification/Endorsement Code: CD
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 10
Programs: Secondary - Major or Minor
AQ Program Contact Person: Roger Durham, Ph.D.

Department: Political Science

 

Political Science Major Required Courses (47 credit hours)

 
Core Courses: 21 credit hours

PS 101 American Government and Politics (3 credit hours) (PGC)

PS 150 The World in Crisis (3 credit hours) (PGC, GP)

PS 203 Urban Government and Politics (3 credit hours)

OR

PS 205 State Government and Politics (3 credit hours)

PS 210 The Presidency and Congress; Prereq: PS 101 ((3 credit hours)

PS 321 American Political Thought; Prereq: PS 101 ((3 credit hours)

PS 350 Methods & Inquiry in Political Science; Prereq: PS 101; junior or senior status1 ((3 credit hours)

PS 387 International Relations; Prereq: PS 150 (3 credit hours)

 
Comparative Government: 3 credit hours
PS ___ ____________________________________ *All comparative government courses have PS 150 as a prerequisite

At least one course selected from:

PS 331 Comparative Government: Western Europe

PS 332 Politics of Developing Countries

PS 333 Politics of Latin America

PS 334 Mid East Politics

PS 335 The Politics of Africa

 
Elective Courses: 9 credit hours

PS ___ ____________________________________ (3 credit hours)

PS ___ ____________________________________ (3 credit hours)

PS ___ ____________________________________ (3 credit hours)

 

Courses outside of the Political Science Department: 14 credit hours

ES 213 Macroeconomic Principles (3 credit hours)

GY 101 Earth Environments (4 credit hours) (NL)

GY 120 Human Geography (4 credit hours) (PGC, GP)

HY 101 American History (3 credit hours) (HP)

 
 

Political Science Minor (38 credit hours)

 
Core Courses: 15 credit hours

PS 101 American Government and Politics (3 credit hours) (PGC)

PS 150 The World in Crisis (3 credit hours) (PGC, GP)

PS 203 Urban Government and Politics (3 credit hours)

OR

PS 205 State Government and Politics (3 credit hours)

PS 210 The Presidency and Congress; Prereq: PS 101 ((3 credit hours)

PS 321 American Political Thought; Prereq: PS 101 ((3 credit hours)

 
Comparative Government: 3 credit hours
PS ___ ____________________________________ *All comparative government courses have PS 150 as a prerequisite

At least one course selected from:

PS 331 Comparative Government: Western Europe

PS 332 Politics of Developing Countries

PS 333 Politics of Latin America

PS 334 Mid East Politics

PS 335 The Politics of Africa

 
Elective Courses: 6 credit hours

PS ___ ____________________________________ (3 credit hours)

PS ___ ____________________________________ (3 credit hours)

 

Courses outside of the Political Science Department: 14 credit hours

ES 213 Macroeconomic Principles (3 credit hours)

GY 101 Earth Environments (4 credit hours) (NL)

GY 120 Human Geography (4 credit hours) (PGC, GP)

HY 101 American History (3 credit hours) (HP)