Political Science Department


Curriculum

Political Science (Pre-Law) Program

After completing the 110 semester hours of required courses in the Pre-Law curriculum, the student may transfer if accepted to a Law School to complete his/her legal training. Upon completing the first two years of training in an approved law school, the student may have his/her transcript evaluated at Grambling State University for the purpose of being awarded the Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (Pre-Law). Moreover, a Pre-Law student may earn the Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science by staying to pursue a minimum of required 26 additional hours in Political Science and other areas.

Area of Emphasis: Student should see Departmental Advisor for specifics for area’s emphasis.

FRESHMAN YEAR
CREDIT HOUR
BIOL 103 Principles of Biology

4

BIOL 104 Principles of Biology 4
FYE 101/102 or HON 110H Freshman Seminar 2
ENG 101 Freshman Composition 3
ENG 102 Freshman Composition 3
HED 100 or MS 101 or 102 First Aid 1
HIST 101 History of Western Civilization 3
HIST 102 -History of Western Civilization 3
MATH 131 College Algebra 3
MATH 132 Trigonometry 3
*PE Activity 1
PS 201 American National Government 3
Total 33
*AS 101, 102, MS 101 or 102 may satisfy this requirement.

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR
CREDIT HOUR
ART 210, MUS 219, or Art 105 Intro. to Fine and Performing Arts, Music Appreciation, or Art Appreciation 3
CS 107 Computers & Society 3
ENG 200, 202, 203, or 204 World Literature, Intro. to Lit., Intro. to English Lit., or Intro. To American Lit 3
ENG 213 Advanced Composition 3
Foreign Language 3
GEOG 20 Cultural Geography 3
GET 300 Rising Junior Examination 0
HUM 200, 201, 202, or 301 Humanities 6
ST 212 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
PS 200 Introduction to Political Science 3
PS 204 Elements of Law 3
Total 33

 

JUNIOR YEAR
CREDIT HOUR
CHEM 101 Environmental Chemistry 3
ECON 201 Principle of Economics 3
ENG 311 Advanced Composition 3
Foreign Languages 6
HIST 201 American National Multicultural History to 1877 3
PHIL 201- Intro. to Philosophy 3
PHIL 301 Logic 3
PSY 200, SOC 201 General Psychology or Introduction to Sociology 3
PS 300 State and Local Government 3
Total 30

 

SENIOR YEAR
CREDIT HOURS
GET 400 Senior Comprehensive Competency Exam 0
PS 311 Comparative Government of Europe 3
PS 312 Comparative Government of Asia 3
PS 403 Constitutional Law 3
PS 404 international Organization & Relations 3
PS 405 Civil Liberties in the United States 3
PS 406 U.S. Political Institutions 3
PS 421 Western Political Thought 3
PS 422 Modern Political Thought 3
PS Selectives 3
Electives 2
Total 29

B.A. (PRE-LAW) POLITICAL SCIENCE DEGREE TOTAL            125