With an area of concentration in Political Science you will study the origin, development, and operation of political systems and public policy. You will be exposed to the issues of political organization, action, policy, and governance. Political Science is a versatile area and helps develop skills and understanding useful in a variety of settings.
|Concentration Requirements (Blocks 1 & 2)*||30 hours|
|PSCI 1100 Introduction to American National Government||3 hours|
|PSCI 2000 Introduction to Political Inquiry and Writing||3 hours|
|PSCI 2210 Introduction to International Relations||3 hours|
|PSCI 2310 Introduction to Political Thought||3 hours|
|PSCI 2500 Introduction to Comparative Politics||3 hours|
|PSCI 4950 Senior Assessment in Political Science||0 hours|
|Additional 15 hours from the Department of Political Science (PSCI), minimum 12 hours upper level.||15 hours|
|Block 3||15 hours|
|Comprised of a complementary or separate area of study than the Concentration (Blocks 1 & 2)|
|Elective hours as needed to reach 120 total credit hours|
|University General Education||40 hours|
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|TOTAL DEGREE||120 hours|
* Must include at least 12 hours of upper level credit completed at UNO
An optional Allied Field of up to 3 hours may be taken in one of the following departments:
• Religious Studies
- PSCI 1100, 2210, 2310 and 2500 are offered online at least once per year. Additional courses are offered online regularly.
- Students interested in graduate studies should contact the graduate advisor in the Political Science department to make sure necessary classes are taken to enter graduate programs.
- Please see http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-arts-and-sciences/political-science/index.php for more specific course information.
|Students with an area of concentration in Political Science may find careers in:|
|• Public Relations|
|• Law Enforcement|
|• Nonprofit Administration|