The major must complete at least 10 courses in the department including the following:

  • Two of the following introductory courses: PG 111, PG 112, or PG 113. Alternatively, students may satisfy the introductory requirement by earning a B- or higher in one of these courses taken at OWU. No more than two introductory courses may count toward the major.
  • PG 279 and PG 499
  • At least one course in each of the following subfields: (I) American politics (PG 260, PG 261, PG 280, PG 350, PG 351, PG 352, PG 353, PG 354, PG 355, PG 356, PG 357, PG 358, or PG 359); (II) International relations (PG 360, PG 361, PG 362, PG 363, PG 364, or PG 365); (III) Comparative politics (PG 344, PG 346, PG 347, PG 348, or PG 349); and (IV) Political Theory (PG 300.34, PG 371, PG 372, PG 373, or PG 374).