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

Political Science—Prelaw (B.A.)

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Special curriculum; major code BA4203

The prelaw major in political science gives students access to advice, activities, and courses designed to prepare them for law school. Prelaw majors meet the same requirements as general political science majors. They are encouraged to complete the Theory and Identity or Public Law track, which offer a liberal arts education for undergraduate prelaw students as well as those studying political theory and legal institutions from a broader perspective. After completing the core requirements of the major, students take courses introducing concepts basic to the study of law and political theory. Advanced students take an array of electives in the fields as well as internships in a variety of legal and public affairs settings.

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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