The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Courses Taken At The Citadel

TOTAL HOURS: 55 Hours

Orientation Course 1 hour

Required Major Courses 9 Hours
PSCI 361: Law and Legal Process
PSCI 461 Powers of Government
BADM 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (or ECO 210 at TTC)

Upper Level Elective Courses in the Major (Must be at 300 level or higher): Credit Hours

American Politics Electives: 15 hours (Students choose five courses from the following list)

PSCI 301 American Parties and Politics
PSCI 302 Urban Politics
PSCI 304 American Political Thought
PSCI 305 American Presidency
PSCI 306 Legislative Process 
PSCI 307 Southern Politics
PSCI 308 Public Opinion 
PSCI 310 Domestic Terrorism 
PSCI 311 The Civil Rights Movement and American Politics 
PSCI 371 Leadership in Politics 
PSCI 393 Research Methods in Political Science 
PSCI 396 Politics and the Media 
PSCI 402 Politics of Bureaucracy 
PSCI 403 Topics in American Government and Politics 
PSCI 431 American Foreign Relations 
PSCI 498 Independent Study* 
PSCI 499 Internship*

*Credit for PSCI 498 (Independent Study) and PSCI 499 (Internship): Approval is required from the participating faculty member, the 2 + 2 program director, and the Associate Provost and Dean of The Citadel Graduate College or designee.

Pre-Law and Legal Studies Subfield Electives: 12 hours (Students choose four courses from the following list)

PSCI 304 American Political Thought
PSCI 311 The Civil Rights Movement and American Politics
PSCI 331 International Law
PSCI 393 Research Methods in Political Science
PSCI 402 Politics of Bureaucracy
PSCI 463 Topics in Law and Legal Studies
PSCI 498 Independent Study*
PSCI 499 Internship
SOCI 201 Introduction to Sociology
CRMJ 202 Criminology
ENGL 411 Writing in the Professions
BADM 211 Accounting Principles and Practice
CRMJ 465 Special Topics in Criminal Justice
CRMJ 371 Criminal Law**
CRMJ 373 Criminal Evidence

*Credit for PSCI 498 (Independent Study) and PSCI 499 (Internship): Approval is required from the participating faculty member, the 2 + 2 program director, and the Associate Provost and Dean of The Citadel Graduate College or their designee.

**CRMJ 371 Criminal Evidence may not be taken for credit if student took CRJ 115 Criminal Law I at TTC (see Fifth Semester Spring)

Departmental Elective: 3 Hours
Any course with an ANTH, PSCI, SOCI prefix

Upper Level Elective Courses in Major: 15 Credit Hours
Must be courses at the 300-400 level.

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