Political Science Honors

Once admitted to the program, in addition to meeting the requirements for the political science major, honors students will complete Y498 (1 credit) taken in conjunction with three advanced political science courses and Y498 (1 credit) taken in conjunction with Y490. These additional credits can be completed at any time between admission to the honors program and graduation. The honors student also must present a research paper at an undergraduate or professional conference or have the paper published in a journal. Finally, honors students must maintain the 3.3 GPA in all courses and the 3.5 GPA in political science courses.