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Political Science Department
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Academics Program Information

The Department of Political Science major consists of 30 credit hours which include 4 required courses: American Government (FP130), International Relations (FP210), Comparative Politics (FP230), Political Science Methods (FP220) and a 1/C capstone seminar (FP471). The 6 remaining electives are selected, in consultation with faculty academic advisers, to emphasize areas of interest.

An honors program with a designated honors degree is available for selected midshipmen (see honors program for more details).

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