American Politics Concentration

The American Politics concentration provides Political Science majors with sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge in American political institutions and behavior to give students the academic background necessary to succeed in related jobs and professions and to prepare them for advanced study in this field. In partial fulfillment of the major requirement of 18 semester hours at the 300 level or higher, the American Politics concentration requires 12 semester hours of course work selected from the courses listed below:

  • PSC 322 American State Politics
  • PSC 326 Elections, Law, and the Courts
  • PSC 327 American Political Parties
  • PSC 328 North Carolina and Southern Politics
  • PSC 329 American Interest Group Politics
  • PSC 330 Internship in Campaigns and Elections
  • PSC 332 Elections and Voting
  • PSC 333 The U.S. Congress
  • PSC 334 The American Presidency
  • PSC 335 Women in Politics
  • PSC 337 Politics and the Media