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Abilene Christian University    
2017-2018 Catalog 
  Jan 19, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Political Science, International Relations and Comparative Politics, BA (POLS-IRCP)

University Requirements

Please see the University Requirements  section of this catalog.

Major Requirements

Non-Advanced Course Work

Advanced Course Selections

Public Administration

International Relations

Comparative Politics

Research Methods

ACU Study Abroad Program Participation

Total: 36-37 Credit Hours

Supplement for Major


  • BIBP 486 - Ethics Credit Hours: 3 *

  • *Hours may also fulfill university requirements and are not included in total major hours



  • Sophomore (or higher) Literature Credit Hours: 3

Choose 2 courses:

  • FREN 300-499, SPAN 300-SPAN 499   Credit Hours: 6

Total: 18 Credit Hours


Minimum - 17-18 Credit Hours

Total Major Hours: 72

Other Graduation Requirements

Minimum grade for each course in major: C
Minimum GPA in major: 2.25
Minimum GPA for graduation: 2.00
Minimum advanced hours: 33
Minimum total hours: 128

Courses numbered 0** do not count in minimum hours required for degree.