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Political Science Major

St. Kate's political science major blends in-depth courses on national and global political issues with courses in the liberal arts — such as fine arts, psychology and literature — to give you the big picture.

Below is a sample academic plan. You can work with an advisor to tailor the courses to your interest.

Fall
POSC 1710: Introduction to Political Science
CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman*
HIST: History course*
LANG: Foreign language course*

Winter
POSC 2010: American Government
ENGL: English literature course*
LANG: Foreign language course*
BIOL/PHYS/CHEM: Lab science course*

Fall
POSC 2250: World Politics
MATH: Mathematics course*
ART/MUSC/THTR: Fine arts course*
LANG: Foreign language course*

Winter
POSC 2200: Introduction to Comparative Government
ECON/SOCI: Social science course*
THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
POSC: Political science elective

Fall
POSC: Political science elective
WOST/CRST: Women's studies or critical studies of race and ethnicity course*
THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*

Winter
Off-campus study (12 credits or more)

Fall
POSC: Political science elective
CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice*
THEO/PHIL: Theology or philosophy course*
EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*

Winter
POSC: Political science elective
POSC: Internship (recommended)
Elective
Elective

* Denotes course is part of liberal arts and sciences core requirements (for all majors).

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.