Students must complete POLS 1030 and POLS 4101 .
Students must complete at least 6 hours in each of the four subfields listed above.
No more than 9 total hours of internship (POLS 4230, POLS 4231), mock trial (POLS 4709), research and study abroad (POLS 4399), and independent study (POLS 4702) combined may be counted toward the 36 hours required for a major in Political Science. Of these 9 hours, no more than three hours of Administrative Internship (POLS 4231), and no more than six total hours in any combination of POLS 4709, POLS 4399, and POLS 4702 may be counted toward the major.
At least 15 hours in political science must be earned in residence at the University of Memphis.
NOTE: UofM Global Students with this program will need to consult with an advisor for courses not offered online. For example, POLS 4709 .
NOTE: Students who have successfully completed an equivalent social statistics course prior to declaring a Political Science major are exempted from the requirement to take POLS 4101 , and must substitute another upper-division course in Political Science.
NOTE: The College offers Pre-Law advising for those interested in careers in law. Also, any major in Political Science may earn a second major in International Studies. Political Science courses in International Relations and Comparative Politics fulfill requirements for both the Political Science major and the interdisciplinary major in International Studies.