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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

Political Science-Standard Major

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Standard Major Program

Hamline’s political science major is grouped into two programs: the standard major and the public service major. The standard political science major is appropriate for students who plan to enter law school or graduate school in the social sciences, those who anticipate civic participation in politics and public affairs, and those who intend to pursue other careers such as business and wish to acquire a deeper understanding of political processes and developments.

Standard Major Requirements

The standard political science major requires a minimum of 10 courses including:

Three political science electives

  • PSCI elective
  • PSCI elective
  • PSCI elective

At least two courses from the Comparative Politics/International Politics courses list below


A course in elementary statistics is strongly recommended, but it is not counted as one of the 10 political science courses in the standard major.

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