MastersCollege

The Master's College

History/Political Studies Major Requirements

History Core Courses

  • H211 World History I (3)
  • H212 World History II (3)
  • H241 United States History I (3)
  • H242 United States History II (3)
  • H343 United States Constitutional History (3)
  • H421 Historical Research Techniques (3)
  • H492 Senior Seminar in History (3)

Total core courses: 21

Church History Emphasis Courses

  • POL354 The Christian and Politics (3)
  • POL455 Christian Political Thought (3)
  • Church History Electives (12)
  • Church or other History Electives (9)

Total units required for emphasis 48

General History Emphasis Courses

  • Two upper division U.S. History Electives (6)
  • Two upper division European History Electives (6)
  • Two upper division Non-U.S., Non-Euro. His. Electives (6)
  • Additional upper division History Electives (6)
  • 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 World History I (3)
  • H212 World History II (3)
  • H241 U.S. History I (3)
  • H242 U.S. History II (3)
  • Upper Division History Electives (9)

Total units required for minor 24


Course Requirements for Political Studies Majors

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 and Elections (3)
  • POL333 The Presidency (3)
  • POL334 Congress
  • POL336 Political Communication (3)
  • POL355 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 and Public Policy (3)
  • POL435 Introduction to Constitutional Law (3)
  • POL445 The Church as a Legal Institution (3)
  • POL446 The Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights (3)
  • POL466 The Federalist Papers

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