Special Majors

Special majors are welcome to take seminars (as well as courses) in the Political Science Department. Special majors in Political Science and Education are common and encouraged. All other special majors require a designated faculty advisor and special consultation with the Chair.

For special majors, the title of the thesis has to be approved by all the Departments involved, the approved course list must include 10-12 credits and the express approval of any Department with 2 or more credits on that list, there must be a faculty advisor from the anchor Department with 5-6 courses in the major, and the Senior Comprehensive exercise has to be constructed, usually in relation to the Senior Comprehensive of the anchor Department.