Political Science Honors Program Admission Requirements

Admission to the Political Science Honors Program requires the following:

  • The student must be a political science major with junior standing
  • The student must have at least a 3.3 GPA in all courses and at least a 3.5 GPA in political science courses
  • The student must have completed 15 hours of political science courses including Y205

Honors Program Requirements

In addition to meeting the requirements for the political science major, the honors student must complete:

  • Y498 (one hour) taken in conjunction with three advanced political science courses
  • Y498 (one hour) taken in conjunction with Y490
  • The honors student must present a research paper at an undergraduate or professional conference or have the paper published in a journal
  • Honors students must maintain the 3.3 GPA in all courses and the 3.5 GPA in political science courses

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