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Bachelor of Arts in Political Science - 4 Year Plan

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course Units Course Units
Semester 1 Semester 2
Composition or Oral Comm 3 Oral Comm or Composition 3
GE Math or other GE Class 3-4 Math or other GE Class 3-4
GE Class  3 Critical Thinking or other GE Class 3
GE Class 3 POSC 100 (GE D.1.b) 3
Elective Class 1 GE Class  3
Total Units 13-14 Total Units 15-16
Semester 3 Semester 4
Critical Thinking or other GE Class 3 GE Class 3
GE Class 3 GE Class 3-4
GE Class 3 Elective Class 3
GE Class 3 Elective Class 3
POSC 200-level Major Course 3 Elective Class 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15-16
Semester 5 Semester 6
POSC 300  3 Major Breadth Class  3
Major Breadth Class  3 Major Breadth Class  3
Major Breadth Class  3 Major Concentration Class  3
GE Capstone Class*  3 GE Capstone Class*  3
Elective Class 3 Elective Class 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
Major Breadth Class  3 Major Concentration Class 3
Major Concentration Class  3 Major Concentration Class 3
Major Concentration Class/Senior Seminar  3 Elective Class 3
GE Capstone Class*  3 Elective Class  3
Elective Class 3 Elective Class 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15

*GE Interdisciplinary Capstone classes may be able to Count in GE and the major - see advisor.

Students can satisfy both upper division GE capstone requirements and POSC breadth and/or elective requirments by taking POSC 3881, POSC 395I, POSC 461I, and/or POSC 494I.

Students who do not take 200-level major elective in the second year may take it in their third year.

Students who need to meet the GE Human Diversity requirement may use POSC 323 to satisfy that requirement while using it as a POSC major elective or to meet the POSC breadth requirement, or concentration requirement (but not the subfield capstone.)

Senior Seminor is offered only once a year. Students should take it the first semester in which it appears during their senior year.