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Transfer Pathway:

Political Science, BS

Political Science, BS

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Earn Your Political Science, BS at A&M-Central Texas:

The Bachelor of Science in Political Science at Texas A&M University-Central Texas examines the consequences of our values and behavior for local, national, and international politics. As a Political Science major, you will experience a curriculum that explores political life, revealing how politics work, and how our values shape the choices we make. Learn more about our Political Science, BS here.

Core Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
CORE REQ (010)Communication Selection (010)3
CORE REQ (010)Communication Selection (010)3
MATH 1342, MATH 1314 (020)Elementary Statistical Methods, College Algebra (020)3
CORE REQ (030)Life and Physical Sciences Selection (030)3
CORE REQ (030)Life and Physical Sciences Selection (030)3
CORE REQ (040)Language, Philosophy, and Culture Selection (040)3
CORE REQ (050)Creative Arts Selection (050)3
CORE REQ (060)American History Selection (060)3
CORE REQ (060)American History Selection (060)3
CORE REQ (070)Government/Political Science Selection (070)3
CORE REQ (070)Government/Political Science Selection (070)3
CORE REQ (080)Social and Behavioral Sciences Selection (080)3
CORE REQ (090)Component Area Selection (090)3
CORE REQ (090)Component Area Selection (090)3
Subtotal: 42
Additional Lower-Level Degree Requirements
(Transfer Credits)
Other Institution Course Title SCH
Any Level ElectiveAny Level Elective18
Subtotal: 18
Upper-Level Degree Requirements
(Taken at A&M-Central Texas)
TAMUCT Institution Course Title SCH
Any Level ElectiveAny Level Elective15
POLI 3300Critical Thinking About Politics3
POLI 3302Elections and Political Parties3
POLI 3330, SOCI 4315Understanding Social Science Research, Social Science Statistics3
POLI 4340, POLI 4341Political Ethics, Freedom and Authority3
POLI 4395Political Science Capstone3
POLI SelectionPOLI 3301, 3306, 3308, 4305, 4316, 43173
Upper-Level ElectiveUpper-Level Elective18
Upper-Level POLI ElectiveUpper-Level POLI Elective9
Subtotal: 60
Total: 120

Notice:
  • Any-level electives may be taken at either at Texas A&M University-Central Texas or another institution. Please consult an academic advisor prior to selecting any-level electives.
  • Transfer guides are for planning and visualization purposes only. Official degree plans will be provided after admission.