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  Jul 02, 2022
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 [Archived Catalog]

Political Science with Pre-legal Emphasis, B.S.

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Note: A minor is not required since this major is interdisciplinary.


University Core - Social Sciences (3 hours)

University Core - Science (4 hours)

Four hours of science are required, including one lecture with a corresponding lab.  Students are encouraged to choose from one of the following lab courses:

University Core - Mathematics (3 hours)

Any MAT course numbered 105 or higher, determined in consultation with the advisor.

University Core - Physical Education (2 hours)

Two hours are required.  Recommended courses are KIN 123 - Fitness for Life (2 hours) or two (1 hour) PED activity courses.

University Core - Chapel

Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:

Freshman (0-23 semester hours) 4 semesters
Sophomore (24-53 semester hours) 3 semesters
Junior (54-83 semester hours) 2 semesters
Senior (84 or more semester hours) 1 semester

Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.


Political Science Electives (15 Hours)

Take 15 additional hours in upper-level PLS courses.  Note: 

  may not be selected. Students are encouraged to take at least one class that includes a non-Western component, such as PLS 422 - Politics of Developing Nations , PLS 320 - Comparative Governments , or an appropriate selected topics course that may be offered periodically.

Related Courses (21 Hours)

Suggested General Electives

 Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation.


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