Schreiner University offers courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Political Science in three tracks of study: American government, international relations, or pre-law. The program is designed to instill in students a broad outlook in their chosen 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.
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.