A total of forty-four (44) credits as follows:
- PLAW 151: U. S. Politics.
- PLAW 270: Research Methods.
- PLAW 485: Senior Seminar.
- One course in political thought and philosophy.
- International Studies 110 or International Studies 120.
- Six additional courses (24 credits) in Political and Law, two of which must be at the 300 level. Students may count up to two International Studies courses towards their major. PLAW 460, Public Affairs Internship, may count as a major elective at the 200 level.
PLAW 263 does not count toward a Political Science major.