Degree and Major

REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJORS

Required Courses (9 Credits)
  • PSC 10100: American Government and Politics (3 Credits)                               
  • PSC 12400: Political Ideas and Issues (3 Credits)                                               
  • PSC 10400: World Politics* (3 Credits)                                                                   
Elective Courses (27 Credits)
In addition at least 9 courses, including the following distribution across the four subfields of political science:                  
  • Two (2) United States Politics (6 Credits)                                                            
  • One (1) Comparative Politics and Government (3 Credits)                                  
  • One (1) International Relations (3 Credits)                                                          
  • One (1) Political Theory and Philosophy (3 Credits)                                            
  • Four (4) additional Political Science courses from any subfield (12 Credits)
Total Credits: 36
 
*Those who entered City College before fall 2013 are not required to take PSC 10400, but must instead complete one additional elective from any subfield.