Advising

The information on this page can assist you during the registration process.

You will be better prepared for the meeting with your advisor if you consult the following forms BEFORE your meeting.

Advising Document

See the Political Science Advising Document for guidance. This document contains:

  • Information about your advising appointment.
  • A political science major requirements checklist.
  • A four-year course plan.
  • Off-campus requirement options and FAQs.

General Education Requirements

The General Education Requirements Checklist will help you evaluate the requirements you need for your degree.

Off-Campus Requirement, Internships, and Financing Off-Campus Study

Please see the Off-Campus Requirement Information document for information about the off-campus experience requirement, internships, and financing for off-campus study.

Fulfilling the Off-Campus Requirement

The page Fulfilling the Off-Campus Requirement provides you with a sampling of some of the off-campus study opportunities and includes links to more information.

PSCI 396 and PSCI 397

The Department of Political Science offers two different kinds of internship. See the page PSCI 396 or 397 for detailed information about each kind.

About Letters of Recommendation

Professors take the job of writing recommendation letters very seriously and expect students to do the same. See Letters of Recommendation Etiquette for guidelines, information, and good practices involved in requesting a letter of recommendation from a faculty member.