Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program as well as Fulbright College requirements.

State minimum core requirements may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute with general electives. Students should consult with their academic adviser.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1:
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
or MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
3  
or any MATH course numbered higher than MATH 1203
PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3 and 4.2)3  
Fine Arts state minimum core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)13  
General Electives3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
PLSC 2013 Introduction to Comparative Politics (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 4.1 and 5.1)  3
Social Sciences state minimum core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)2  3
Humanities state minimum core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2)3  3
General Electives  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
PLSC 2813 Introduction to International Relations and Global Studies
or PLSC 3103 Public Administration
3  
Requirement A or B course3  
Social Sciences state minimum core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)3  
Science state minimum core with corequisite lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4  
General Electives3  
Requirement A or B course  3
Science state minimum core with corequisite lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
PLSC course numbered 3000-level or higher  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 16 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
Requirement A or B course3  
PLSC course numbered 3000-level or higher6  
Any Fulbright College credit hours 3000--level or higher3  
Any 3000-level or higher credit hours or any 2000-level credit hours which have a course prerequisiite3  
Requirement A or B course  3
PLSC course numbered 3000-level or higher  6
Any UA offered credit hours 3000-level or higher  3
Any 3000-level or higher credit hours or any 2000-level credit hours which have a course prerequisite  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 6.1:
PLSC 4153 Public Policy
or PLSC 4913 International Studies Seminar
or PLSC 499VH Honors Essay
3  
Any 3000-level or higher credit hours or any 2000-level credit hours which have a course prerequisite3  
General Electives9  
PLSC course numbered 3000-level or higher  3
Any UA offered credit hours 3000-level or higher  3
Any 3000-level or higher credit hours or any 2000-level credit hours which have a course prerequisite  1
General Electives  6
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120