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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Political Science Preforeign Service Major (B.A.)

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Special curriculum; major code BA4202

To prepare for the annual foreign service officer ex­aminations, you are advised to acquire as broad an education as possible. Facility in written and spoken English; competency in a foreign language; and a good background in economics, history, political science, business, or public administration are essential. A preforeign service major is available through the Departments of Economics, History, or Political Science. You can obtain detailed information about foreign service officer examinations, including sample questions from previous examinations, from these departments.

College-level Requirements

Please see the appropriate college listing for college-level academic requirements.

Political Science Major Requirements

Complete a minimum of 52 hours, including the following courses, as well as two additional 200-level courses and the subrequirements:

At least four 300- and 400-level courses in one of the following tracks

General Politics

Complete one course from each of the four different tracks (a course can only count for one track).

Suggested Courses

All majors are encouraged to take additional courses designed to develop skills, including:

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