Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

Political Science Major - International Politics and Military Affairs Concentration


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Major Academic Map

Click here to view the Academic Map for this major, which shows the courses and sequence.

Subfield Electives


Those selecting this subfield must complete at least two electives chosen from any of the American Government and Politics courses listed above plus three subfield electives chosen from the following, one of which must be an area course:

Freshman Year


Freshman Fall


Freshman Spring


Sophomore Year


Sophomore Fall


Sophomore Spring


  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Strand Course 2 Credit Hours: 3
  • General Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • General Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • General Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • 2nd Year Basic ROTC

Junior Year


Junior Fall


Junior Spring


Senior Year


Senior Fall


Senior Spring


  • PSCI - Political Science Senior Capstone Credit Hours: 3
  • PSCI - Subfield Elective Credit Hours: 3 
  • PSCI - Subfield Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • HIST - History Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • General Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • 2nd Year Advanced ROTC

Note:


  • See the “Undergraduate Curriculum” section for a list of courses that will satisfy freshman math and science requirements.
  • Students must complete five strand courses, which may be completed in any order: English (ENGS 30X ), History (HISS 30X ), Social Science (SCSS 30X ), Science (NTSS 30X ) and Elective (ELES 30X ).

ROTC Course Requirements:


ROTC course requirements apply to members of the SCCC only:

  • Cadets contracted or pursuing a contract should take 8 semesters of ROTC.
  • Cadets not contracted or pursuing a contract should take 4 semesters of ROTC Basic and 4 semesters of ROTC fulfilment courses. Available ROTC fulfillment courses are published online annually by the department of Leadership Studies.
  • ROTC courses typically carry 1 to 3 hours of credit, depending on the level. ROTC fulfillment courses typically carry 3 hours of credit. See the course descriptions for specific information.

Required For Graduation


  • 122 credit hours plus successful completion of all RPED, ROTC, and LDRS graduation requirements. ROTC hours (credits, lectures, and labs) vary each semester by military department.

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