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2013-2014 University Catalog 
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, B.A.: 180 units

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Offered by: College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences, Political Science Department

Courses for Major

A 2.0 cumulative GPA is required in courses used for the major in order to receive a degree in the major.


All students must complete PLS 101 , PLS 202 , PLS 203 , PLS 204 , and PLS 205/205A  by the completion of 90 units or by the end of their first year of enrollment, whichever comes later.

Elective Core Courses: 40 units

Students must complete 40 units of electives in Political Science.


PLS 299/299A/299L  (Lecture Component Only) and PLS 499/499A/499L  (Lecture Component Only) Special Topics classes many be assignes by petition to one of the subfields or may be used to meet the “Additional Political Science Courses” requirement.

Required Support Courses: 8 units

The following major support courses should be used to satisfy the indicated GE requirements. If these courses are not used to satisfy GE, the total units to degree may be more than 180 units.

Unrestricted Electives: 30-38 units

Select a sufficient number of courses so that the total from “Required Support”, “GE”, and “Unrestricted Electives” is at least 106 units.


General Education Requirements: 68 units

Students should consult the catalog website www.csupomona.edu/~academic/catalog/ for current information regarding this requirement. Unless specific courses are stated under Support Courses, see the list of approved courses under General Education Requirements, Areas A through E.

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