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    College of Charleston
  Feb 19, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17)

Political Science, Politics, Philosophy and Law Concentration, B.A.

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Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Credit Hours: 39+

In addition to completing the requirements for this major, students must also complete the degree requirements specified in the Academic Regulations  section of this catalog.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.

Required Courses


At least 15 credit hours at the 300-level or above is required of this major.

Select a minimum of 3 credit hours in each of the three subfields of political science

Politics, Philosophy, and Law Concentration (18 credit hours)

A concentration in Politics, Philosophy, and Law allows focused attention on theoretical issues related to the law. The concentration is jointly administered by the departments of Philosophy and Political Science.


*This course will substitute for PHIL 450  or POLI 405  as a major requirement.


Additional courses on suitable topics may be approved for credit by the director. Since POLI 320  or POLI 321  is required, PHIL majors will take at least one course in POLI.  POLI majors must also take at least one course in PHIL.

Coursework Meeting Major Requirements Excluded from the Major GPA Calculation

None.  All courses that may apply toward completion of course requirements within the major apply toward the major GPA calculation.

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