Concentrations

The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences may be obtained with or without a concentration. Students may pursue concentrations in Government Affairs and Civic Engagement, Foreign and National Security Affairs, Law and the Courts, Political Theory, and Race, Ethnicity and Gender Politics.

Government Affairs and Civic Engagement Concentration

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 12 credit hours from the following:

PSCI 2110

Issues in American Politics

3

PSCI 2120

Civic Leadership

3

PSCI 3010

Urban Politics

3

PSCI 3040

Government and Politics of Nebraska

3

PSCI 3050

State Government and Politics

3

PSCI 3160

Political Parties

3

PSCI 3170

Interest Groups

3

PSCI 3180

Campaigns and Elections

3

PSCI 4030

The Presidency

3

PSCI 4040

Congress and the Legislative Process

3

PSCI 4050

The Judicial Process

3

PSCI 4110

Political Psychology

3

PSCI 4120

Public Opinion and Polling

3

Total Credit Hours:

12

Total Credit Hours:12

Foreign and National Security Affairs Concentration

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 12 credit hours from the following:

PSCI 2560

Modern France: 1789 to the Present

3

PSCI 2660

The Peoples of East Central Europe Since 1815

3

PSCI 3220

International Organizations

3

PSCI 3230

Gender and Global Politics

3

PSCI 3260

United States Foreign Policy

3

PSCI 3500

European Politics

3

PSCI 3560

Government and Politics of East Central Europe

3

PSCI 3580

Government and Politics of East Central Eurasia

3

PSCI 3640

Government and Politics of China and East Asia

3

PSCI 3660

Governments and Politics of Japan and East Asia

3

PSCI 3680

Government and Politics of Latin American

3

PSCI 3700

Government and Politics of the Middle East

3

PSCI 4200

International Relations of East Asia

3

PSCI 4210

International Relations of the Middle East

3

PSCI 4240

International Conflict Resolution

3

PSCI 4250

Intelligence and National Security

3

PSCI 4280

Inter-American Politics

3

PSCI 4350

Democracy

3

PSCI 4500

Government and Politics of Great Britain

3

PSCI 4520

Politics in France

3

PSCI 4620

Islam and Politics

3

Total Credit Hours:

12

Total Credit Hours:12

Law and the Courts Concentration

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 12 credit hours from among the following:

PSCI 2180

Fundamentals of Law and Politics

3

PSCI 4050

The Judicial Process

3

PSCI 4140

Constitutional Law:  Civil Rights

3

PSCI 4150

Law and the Courts:  Mock Trial

3

PSCI 4160

Law and the Courts:  Mock Trial Practicum

3

PSCI 4170

Constitutional Law: Foundations

3

PSCI 4180

Constitutional Law: The Federal System

3

PSCI 4190

Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties

3

PSCI 4910  Political Science Internship 3

Total Credit Hours:

12

Total Credit Hours:12

Political Theory Concentration

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 12 credit hours from among the following:

PSCI 3340

American Political Thought

3

PSCI 4310

Classical Political Theory

3

PSCI 4320

Early Modern Political Theory

3

PSCI 4330

Late Modern Political Theory

3

PSCI 4340

Contemporary Political Theory

3

Total Credit Hours:

12

Total Credit Hours:12

Race, Ethnicity and Gender Politics Concentration

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 12 credit hours from among the following:

PSCI 3100

LGBT Politics

3

PSCI 3120

Afro-American Experience in American Politics

3

PSCI 3130

Women and Politics

3

PSCI 3140

Latino/-a Politics

3

PSCI 3150

Asian Pacific Americans and the New Minority Politics

3

PSCI 3230

Gender and Global Politics

3

Total Credit Hours:

12

Total Credit Hours:12