Overview of PSCI Major

Choose from degree programs (all are 41 units):

•Political science-General
•Political science-Law & Policy Concentration
•Political science-Politics of Environment & Sustainability Concentration
•Political science-Global Politics Concentration
Take Three core classes of 3 units each:
  • PSCI 220: Introduction to Political Theory,
  • PSCI 230: Introduction to Comparative Politics,
  • PSCI 240: Introduction to International relations
Two skills courses:
  • PSCI 280 discussion seminar (1 unit)
  • PSCI 295: Political Research and Analysis (4 units)
Take 20 units of upper-division electives
Take upper-division “Experience” class: PSCI 376/377 Model UN, PSCI 482: Internships, or PSCI 413: Moot Court
  • Take PSCI 485: Capstone Seminar