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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Day Catalog 2017-2018

Philosophy, B.A. and Masters of Global Development M.S. 3+2


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151 Credit Hours

Both degrees conferred concurrently at the termination of studies

*Undergraduate degree plan must include a minor or an additional major

Philosophy majors must successfully complete (with a grade of C- or higher) all Philosophy required courses, general education courses, language courses, and any labs. Masters of Global Development students must complete all degree requirements of the Masters of Global Development program

General Education Requirements - 43 Credit Hours


Philosophy majors must meet the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements (Bachelor's Degrees)  as set out in General Education Program .

One course must be selected from each of the following lists of Global Studies and Social Science courses. Politics majors must note that no course taken in satisfaction of the Politics major requirements may also count towards the satisfaction of either the Global Studies requirement or the Social Sciences requirement.

School of Arts and Sciences Additional Natural Science Requirements - 5 Credit Hours


Students in the School of Arts and Sciences must take five additional hours of natural science: 1 lab to accompany the course taken for general education [BIO 1043 , BIO 1023 , ESC 1043 , OCY 1043 , PHY 1033 , PHY 1063 , or PHY 2113  ], and one additional natural science course and accompanying lab. The two natural sciences must be in different areas (both cannot be in biological sciences). In sum, students are required to take a minimum of 8 hours of natural science courses: two natural science courses (in two different areas) along with the labs associated with each.

Political Science Electives - 6 Credit Hours


Select two upper level (3000 or 4000 level) courses with the PLS prefix

*Additional Required - 45-46 Credit Hours


This meets the 120-credit- hour requirement and the 42-upper- level requirement.

Note: 

Students wishing to teach Political Science, grades 6 –12, should complete a state-approved Professional Training Option (PTO). See Secondary Education Minor for details.

Masters of Global Development Degree Requirements


Prerequisites: One course in Economics (BUS 2343 - Principles of Macroeconomics  or BUS 2353 - Principles of Microeconomics ) 3 Hours

Concentration Options: Development Economics and Finance, Development Policy, or Applied Cultural Studies

Year One of M.S


Summer - 6 Credit Hours


Year Two of M.S


Note:


This meets the 120-credit- hour requirement and the 42-upper- level requirement for successful completion of undergraduate studies. This also meets all requirements of the M.S. in Global Development.

Sample Degree Plan   

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