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Major & Minor

 

Required Courses

Political Science Major
(39 credits, 13 classes)

Students may transfer a maximum of 6 courses (18 credits) from an external academic institution

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the major.

The Political Science major requires 39 Credits (13 courses) as follows:
INTRODUCTORY COURSES (6 credits – 2 courses)
790:101 – Introduction to Politics
790:102 – The Study of Politics

SUBFIELDS COURSES (18 credits – 6 courses)
2 Courses from American Politics & Public Policy
2 Courses from International Politics
2 Courses from Political Theory & Methodology

ELECTIVE COURSES (15 credits – 5 courses)
Elective courses may include:

  • Internships
  • Study Abroad
  • Independent Studies
  • Honors Seminars and Theses

General Political Science Minor
(18 credits, 6 classes)

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the minor

Introduction to Politics (790:101)
-1 courses in American Politics & Public Policy
-1 courses in International Politics
-1 courses in Political Theory & Methodology
-2 additional electives

-all courses must be offered through the Rutgers-Camden Political Science Department; department chair approval required for online classes offered at any Rutgers Campus

International Politics Minor
(18 credits, 6 classes)

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the minor

-6 courses in International Politics

-all courses must be offered through the Rutgers-Camden Political Science Department; department chair approval required for online classes offered at any Rutgers Campus

Public Administration and Government Service Minor
(18 credits, 6 classes)

students must earn at least a ‘C’ in a course for it to count towards completion of the minor

Principles of Public Administration (790:342)
-4 courses in American Politics & Public Policy
-Internship arranged under either Practical Politics (790:296) or Individual Internship in Political Science (790:397)

-all courses must be offered through the Rutgers-Camden Political Science Department; department chair approval required for online classes offered at any Rutgers Campus