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2020-2021 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, BA

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Degree Requirements

The minimum total credits required for a B.A. in Political Science is 120.

  1. Read the U. T. Permian Basin catalog and be familiar with the University’s requirements for the BA degree. It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with and fulfill all the requirements for the BA degree.
  2. Complete at least 120 semester credit hours for the BA degree.
  3. At least 48 credits must be at the junior or senior level. At least 30 of these must be completed at U. T. Permian Basin.
  4. Obtain at least a “C” grade in all Political Science courses. Maintain at least a grade point average of 2.0 in all courses applicable toward the BA degree.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)

Communication (6 sch)

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)

Component Area (3 sch)

Computer Use

All Political Science majors must demonstrate a basic use of computing through the completion of PLSC 3301  and PLSC 3302 .

Major Requirements (36 sch)

A major in Political Science requires 36 sch in Political Science including 12 sch of required courses, and at least 24 sch of additional upper-level PLSC courses.


Most minors require 18 sch including 12 sch in upper-level courses.

TExES Requirements

Candidates for TExES tests in Social Studies must have completed the courses listed for each area below, or the equivalent courses from another college or university.

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