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BA Degree with a Political Science Major

Schreiner University offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Political Science in three tracks of study: American government or international relations or pre-law. The program is designed to instill in students a broad outlook in either area that is fundamentally sound. Such a curriculum is necessary for an individual to be a competent, educated, and productive citizen in today’s global society.students are Schreiner University

This is a multidisciplinary major coupled with a strong liberal arts core. It is designed primarily for students who plan to embark in careers in government service, academia, non-profit organization administration, and/or attend law school.

A major in Political Science consists of POLS 2301 plus:

American Government Track: POLS 2302, 3305, 3310, 3320, 3330, 3340, 4397 and six hours
upper level POLS.

International Relations Track: POLS 2302, 2303, 3310, 3320, 3372, 3381, 3382, 3383, 3384, 3385, 4399 plus 4 semesters of a foreign language.

Pre-Law Track: BSAD 3310, 3311, POLS 3320, 3330, 3340, 3352, 4399 and 6 hours upper
level POLS.

Students wishing to earn a minor in Political Science must take POLS 2301, 2302 and complete an additional 12 advanced semester hours from the following: POLS 3305, 3310, 3320, 3330, 3340, 3350, 3360, 3370, or 4370.

A minor in Political Science-International Relations includes the following lower level courses:  HIST 1351 and POLS 2303 and at least 12 hours of upper level courses chosen from the following: POLS 3310, POLS 3372, POLS 3381, POLS 3382, POLS 3383, POLS 3384, POLS 3385, or POLS 4370.

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Curriculum Guides

BA Political Science - American Government Track
BA Political Science - International Relations Track
BA Political Science - Pre Law Track



Dr. Jeannette Cockroft Cockroft, Dr. Jeannette   bio
Associate Professor of History & Political Science
Program Coordinator, History
Office: A.C. Schreiner 205
(830) 792-7267 |
Dr. Steven Ellers Ellers, Dr. Steven (Steve)
Associate Professor of Political Science
Office: A. C. Schreiner 105
(830) 792-7433 |
Dr. Mike Grillo Grillo, Dr. Mike
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Office:  A.C. Schreiner 118
(830) 792-7461  |