2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Political Science (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Term One


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 1100  with C or better

Term Two


  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Beginning Language Course (1020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3*
  • CORE - Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Three


  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Course - Political Science Area 1 Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Intermediate Language Course (2010 level) Credit Hour(s): 3*
  • CORE - Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Core Course Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete one MTH course; complete one language course; complete PLS 2120  or PLS 2220  or PLS 2510  

Term Four


  • PLS Course - Political Science Area 2 Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Course - Political Science Area 3 Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Intermediate Language Course (2020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Related Requirement Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Core Course Credit Hour(s); 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 2100  with C or better; complete PLS 2120  and PLS 2220  or PLS 2510  

Term Five


  • PLS Course - Political Science Area 1 Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Course - Political Science Area 2 Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Related Requirement Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • CORE - Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Six


  • PLS Course - Political Science Area 3 Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Related Requirement Course Credit Hour(s):3
  • CORE - Core Course.Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete 20 upper-level credits.

Term Seven


  • PLS Elective - Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Elective;Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Related Requirement Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Related Requirement Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Eight


  • PLS Elective  -  Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Elective - Credit Hour(s): 3
  • PLS Elective - Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 12 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better.

Note(s):


*Languages include Arabic (ARA), American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (CHI), French (FR), German (GER), Greek (GR), Latin (LAT), and Spanish (SPN).

 

Career Opportunities


For career information, please visit Wright State University Career Services:

http://www.wright.edu/careerservices

or the Center for Liberal Arts Student Success: https://liberal-arts.wright.edu/careers-and-internships

 

 

 

Campus Contact Information


School of Public and International Affairs
325 Millett Hall
Phone: (937) 775-2942

https://liberal-arts.wright.edu/school-of-public-and-international-affairs/bachelor-of-arts-in-political-science

Additional Comments


Academic success resources (math, writing, tutoring): http://www.wright.edu/uc/success/

Admissions: http://www.wright.edu/admissions/

Financial Aid: http://www.wright.edu/financialaid/

Transitional Advising WebPage (TAP): http://www.wright.edu/semesters-advising