Political Science Education Requirements (BSE)

Licensure

Licensure Requirements - 42 units
SECNDED 430THE TEACHING OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL3
SECNDED 466LITERACY STRATEGIES FOR CONTENT-AREA TEACHERS3
EDFOUND 243FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION IN A PLURALISTIC SOCIETY (DV)(GI)3
EDFNDPRC 210INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION AND TEACHING3
Student Teaching:14
DIRECTED TEACHING - ALTERNATIVE PLACEMENT MIDDLE SCHOOL (2 units)
DIRECTED TEACHING - ALTERNATIVE PLACEMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL
DIRECTED TEACHING-SECONDARY (12 units)
DIRECTED TEACHING-MIDDLE SCHOOL
CIFLD 492FIELD STUDY3
Select one of the following:3
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES (GS) (GS)
ECOLOGY AND SOCIETY (GM) (GM)
ECON 213ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES FOR TEACHERS (GS)3
EDFOUND 212EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY3
EDFOUND 425MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL3
SPECED 205INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION3
Total Units44

Major

Major Requirements - 34 units
POLISCI 101INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE1
POLISCI 141AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS (GS)3
POLISCI 301POLITICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHODS3
POLISCI 302WRITING IN POLITICAL SCIENCE3
Select one course from each of the following areas:15
Area 1 - American Government
MEDIA AND AMERICAN POLITICS
WOMEN AND AMERICAN POLITICS
THE AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
AMERICAN POLITICAL PARTIES AND ELECTIONS
AMERICAN INTEREST GROUP POLITICS
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
PUBLIC OPINION AND POLITICAL BEHAVIOR
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
THE CONSTITUTION AND CIVIL LIBERTIES
CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND THE CONSTITUTION
THE CONSTITUTION AND CIVIL RIGHTS
THE JUDICIAL PROCESS
RELIGION AND AMERICAN POLITICS
POLITICS OF THE METROPOLIS
Area 2 - Public Policy
POLICE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION
PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS
U.S. DISABILITY POLITICS AND POLICY
SCIENCE POLICY AND HUMAN HEALTH
US ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND POLICY
PUBLIC PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION
FORMATION OF PUBLIC POLICY
THE POLITICS OF GOVERNMENT BUDGETING
SEMINAR IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Area 3 - Comparative Government
FEDERALISM
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT - EUROPE
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF LATIN AMERICA
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF ASIA
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF AFRICA
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF CHINA
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF JAPAN
Area 4 - International Relations
POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
INTERNATIONAL LAW
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY
PEACE STUDIES: CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT
WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Area 5 - Political Theory
BLACK POLITICAL AND SOCIAL THOUGHT (DV)
ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL POLITICAL THOUGHT: GREEK, ROMAN, CHRISTIAN
MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT
AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
Select 3 elective 300 or 400 level units from the Political Science Department3
Select 6 elective units from the Political Science Department excluding GENED 1406
Total Units34

An approved minor is required for this major.