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Department of Political Science
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 355
Phone: 785-628-4425
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Academic Programs in Political Science

The FHSU Department of Political Science offers an array of programs, including on-campus and online Bachelor of Arts degrees, Graduate programs, a minor and certificates.

Below are lists of the Political Science programs available on-campus and online, and notes on whether the program is an Undergraduate (U) or Graduate (G) program.

Current undergraduate and graduate students can find more program information on the Student Resources page.

On-Campus Political Science Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (U)

Bachelor of General Studies (U)

Master of Liberal Studies (G)

Minor in Political Science (U)

To obtain a Minor in Political Science (on campus or virtual), a student needs 20 credit hours in courses designated (POLS). Please visit with a Political Science advisor for suggestions appropriate for your academic and professional interests. It is possible to aim all or most of your Minor credits toward an area of emphasis in the major (ex: Pre-law, International Relations, Political Management). You may also "double dip" General Education and Minor courses (ex: American Government, Current Political Issues, and/or Introduction to International Relations can count toward both General Education and Minor credits).



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