POLITICAL SCIENCE MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 36 CREDITS Required Courses: 18 Credits POL 1200 American Government, 3 creditsPOL 2020 Research Methods in Political Science, 3 credits Either POL 2110 Ancient and Medieval Political Theory, 3 creditsorPOL 2120 Modern Political Theory, 3 creditsPOL 2300 Comparative Politics, 3 creditsPOL 2400 International Relations, 3 creditsPOL 4800 Seminar in Political Sci. (different topics offered every semester) 3 credits Political Science Electives: 18 Credits Select six additional courses from among political science offerings at the 2000-level or above.*. POLITICAL SCIENCE MINOR REQUIREMENTS18 CREDITS Required Course POL 1200 American Government, 3 credits Political Science Electives Any five additional political science courses at the 2000-level or above,* chosen with advisement, 15 credits * POL 1100 can count toward the major or the minor only if it was your first or second political science course. See here for the Political Science B.A., Finish-in-Four Curriculum Sheet. Note: For the Legal Studies major and minor requirements, go here. A downloadable Political Science curriculum guide is available here.