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2014-2015 General Catalog (Spring, Summer 2015) 
    
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Political Science - MA


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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Political Science


Location: MAIN 320
Phone: (435) 797-1306
Fax: (435)797-3751
E-mail: politicalscience@usu.edu
WWW: http://politicalscience.usu.edu/

This program requires completion of 30 graduate credits (all courses are three credits unless otherwise designated).  The Master of Arts degree requires language proficiency in a second language as determined by the Languages and Philosophy Department.  The Master of Science degree requires quantitative competency.  The Graduate Program consists of two area tracks with each student choosing one of the two.  Completion of the degree requires a Plan A thesis or a Plan B paper.  The department expectation is the completion of a Plan A thesis.

Course Requirements


American Politics and Political Theory Track


Required Courses (18 credits)


Note:

Students in the American Politics and Political Theory Track may also select courses from the International Security Track.

International Security Track


Required Courses (21 credits)


Note:

Students in the International Security Track may also select courses from the American Politics and Political Theory Track.

Other Requirements (12 credits)


The remaining 12 credits needed for the degree may be chosen from the following, with the approval of the Graduate Director:

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