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Departmental Requirements

A major or minor in the Department follows the scholarship requirements of the University.  The student is expected to complete the Core Curriculum Program and satisfy the requirements of the School of Arts and Sciences.  Students who intend to teach in public school systems will follow the program of the School of Education.  All Political Science and Sociology majors must complete a minor.  A grade of ‘C’ or above must be earned in each major and minor course. 


All majors and minors are expected to participate in ongoing program area activities.  Graduating majors must successfully complete the Department’s Assessment Plan Post Assessment Multi-Field Exam (PAME II) exit exam.