College | Political Science | Courses
| Dates | Required
| What is PSC? | What's
Lewis, revised 10/23/19
Step 1: Gather information.
We use Odd year / Even year alternation of
courses, or 4 semester rotation.
Science Course Rotation.
Here are the political science courses in daytime for next term, found
using Advanced Search options in Self Serve for Traditional Program
(Montgomery campus) and PSC course code, or Instructor Lewis, Jeremy,
beginning 1 Jan. (for Spring) or 1 August (for Fall):
Honors sections (H) are in the same classroom but expected to have
an ACT of 24+, participate verbally in class and complete a short
Step 2: Select your 2 courses in PSC + 2 courses in college core + 1
elective (second major, or minor). Begin
with any 200-level PSC courses not already taken.
& seniors with 3.0+ GPA: consider ALI's
excellent Capitol internships while taking PSC
a few alternates, and avoid time conflicts.
Step 3: come in for advising and a signature on
any necessary forms (individual study, internship).
Or, select from
College core from Catalogs 2016-
Writing and Communication (9 hours)
ENGL 105 Introduction to College Writing, 3 hours, Fall
ENGL 106 Writing Across the Disciplines, 3 hours, Spring
CMST 201 Introduction to Communication, 3 hours
Foundations of Religion (9 hours)
REL 240/1/2/3 Biblical interpretation of ___ (Fall/Spring)
History, 3 hours, choose one course from the following:
HIST 111 World Civilizations I, Fall
HIST 112 World Civilizations II, Spring (better for PSC majors)
Fine Art Appreciation, 3 hours, choose one course from the
ART 210 Art Appreciation, 3 hours, Spring
MUS 210 Music Appreciation, 3 hours, Fall
MUAP 115 Concert Choir, 1 hour (must take three semesters)
Literature (3 hours)
ENGL 202 Survey of Literary Genres
Mathematics, 3 hours, choose one course from the following:
MATH 171 Introduction to Statistics, 3 hours
MATH 175 Mathematical Concepts, 3 hours (less useful)
Natural Sciences, 3 hours, choose one course from the
BIOL 161 Environmental Science, 3 hours
PHSC 102 Physical Science, 3 hours
Applied and Social Science, 3 hours, choose one course from
PSC 209 World Politics, 3 hours (you don't need the others)
Critical Thinking (3 hours)
PACT 301 Practicing the Art of Critical Thinking, 3 hours, junior year
- how did your midterm grades go this term?
- does your plan fit your intended career?
- when do you need to fit in an internship?
- where would you like to go for law school or
- are there any leadership roles this term that
should be added to our web page list?
- Optional: head the for the Dean of Faculty's
office -- if you need signatures on extra forms, such as individual
study or a waiver.
Step 4: head the for the Business office clearance
(pay tuition, fees and fines)-- then register online with
PowerCampus SelfServe software. I will review your course requests,
and normally, will approve if valid.