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Political Science Departmental Honors

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Please contact the Political Science Department for advisement and permission prior to enrolling in Honors courses.

To earn Departmental Honors in Political Science, a student must:

  1. Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5, and a GPA of 3.7 in the major.
  2. Complete POLS 4990  Senior Seminar and, in a following semester, POLS 4800  Individual Projects and Research, wherein a Senior Thesis will be researched, written and defended before a committee.
  3. Take one Honors Social Science class. This will most likely be HNRS 1520 : “Perspectives in the Social Sciences,” which also gives the student General Education credit.
  4. Present a paper in a professional setting, such as Weber State’s Undergraduate Research Symposium, or the Utah Capitol Conference.

A departmental honors student is also encouraged to join and participate in a professional organization, such as the American Political Science Association.

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