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HISTORY CORE COURSES

H211

Essentials of World History I....................................3

H212

Essentials of World History II..................................3

H230

Essentials of United States History..........................3

H343

United States Constitutional History........................3

H421

Historical Research Techniques................................3

H492

Senior Seminar in History..........................................3

Total core courses................................................................................18

Additional History Courses

Two upper division U.S. History Electives..................................6

Two upper division European History Electives........................6

Two upper division Non-U.S., Non-European History

Electives....................................................................................6

Additional upper division History Electives................................9

Additional History or Social Science Electives...........................6

Total units required for emphasis........................................................51

Minor in History

For a minor in history, the following courses are required:

H211

Essentials of World History I....................................3

H212

Essentials of World History II..................................3

H230

Essentials of U.S. History..........................................3

*Upper Division History Electives...............................................9

Total units required for minor.............................................................18

*

The nine units in upper division electives must be courses

listed by the TMU History Department (or IBEX course

offerings that are clearly history courses). Courses that do not

begin with an H, taken with other departments, will not count.

POLITICAL STUDIES CORE COURSES

POL326 Introduction to American Politics............................3

POL343 U.S. Constitutional History........................................3

POL354 The Christian & Politics.............................................3

POL365 Western Political Philosophy I..................................3

POL366 Western Political Philosophy II................................3

POL393 Introduction to Political Research............................3

POL492 Senior Seminar in Political Studies...........................3

Total core courses................................................................................21

American Politics Emphasis Courses

Political Studies Core Major Courses.........................................21

Additional upper division Political Studies electives..................9

Four of the following...........................................................................12

POL325 Political Parties & Elections (3)

POL333 The Presidency (3)

POL334 Congress

POL336 Political Communication (3)

POL353 U.S. Diplomatic History (3)

POL466 The Federalist Papers (3)

Total units required for emphasis........................................................42

Political Theory Emphasis Courses

Political Studies Core Major Courses.........................................21

Additional upper division Political Studies electives..................9

Four of the following...........................................................................12

POL455 Christian Political Thought (3)

POL464 Machiavelli (3)

POL466 The Federalist Papers (3)

POL473 American Political Thought I (3)

POL474 American Political Thought II (3)

Total units required for emphasis.......................................................42

Constitutional Law Emphasis Courses

Political Studies Core Major Courses.........................................21

Additional upper division Political Studies electives..................9

Four of the following...........................................................................12

POL423 The Judicial Process (3)

POL424 Law & Public Policy (3)

POL435 Introduction to Constitutional Law (3)

POL445 The Church as a Legal Institution (3)

POL446 The Supreme Court & the Bill of Rights (3)

POL466 The Federalist Papers (3)

Total units required for emphasis........................................................42

Minor in Political Studies

For a minor in political studies, the following courses are

required:

POL220 United States Government........................................3

Upper Division Political Studies Electives................................21

Total units required for minor.............................................................24

Course Offerings in History & Political Studies

GENERAL EDUCATION HISTORY

H211, 212 Essentials of World History I, II (3, 3)

A broad two-semester survey integrating important geographical, intellectual, cultural, social, political, and economic

developments within the world’s major civilizations from earliest times to the 17th century in the first semester and

from the 17th century to present in the second semester.

H230 Essentials of U.S. History (3)

An examination of noteworthy political, geographical, social, cultural, and economic trends in the United States from

the colonial era to the present.