Required: Political Science 20, 50, and two courses from 10, 30, 40; Anthropology 9 or 60; Economics 1 and 2, 5, or 100; Geography 3 or 5; History 1A-1B-1C or any three courses from 5A, 5B, 8A, 8B, 8C, 9A, 9C, 9D, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B; Sociology 1 or 31.
The political science major should be completed as follows: any four upper division political science courses in each of Fields II and IV and two additional courses both in Field I or III.
Other required social sciences courses include one course from Anthropology 161, M162P, 165, 167, 171, 173Q, 174P, 174Q, 175R, 175T, 175U, 177, Sociology 182, 183, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190; two courses from Economics 110, 111, 112, 180, 181A, 181B, 182, 190, 191, 192; one course from Geography 110, 121, 125, M128, 133, 140, 181, 182A, 182B, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190; two courses from History 116A, 116B, 117A, 127A, 127B, 142A, 142B, 148C, 152A, 152B, 168.
Completion of the sixth quarter course (or equivalent as prescribed by the language department), with a grade of C or better, of any modern foreign language is also required. French 6, German 6, Spanish 25, and Russian 6 are most frequently offered in fulfillment of this requirement, but also refer to the offerings listed under African Languages, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Germanic Languages, Italian, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and Portuguese. Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish are the languages of widest career utility in international affairs.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade.
Students are advised but not required to concentrate their political science, geography, history, and language courses so as to achieve broad familiarity with one area, such as Africa, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, South Asia, or Southeast Asia.
For further information, contact the political science undergraduate counselor in the program office.