Prepare yourself for a professional career in public policy, public service, private institutions, and political organizations in the United States, or entry into advanced degree programs. The American Politics concentration provides a broad overview of the American political process.

Pathway for BA Students

Year 1

Fall
First Year Writing I
Seminar for Freshmen
GVT-110
GVT-115

Spring
First Year Writing II
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Math Core Requirement
GVT-120

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 2

Fall
GVT-201
GVT-224
Language Core Requirement 1
Literature Core Requirement

Spring
GVT-223
GVT Elective 1
Language Core Requirement 2
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 3

Fall
GVT-345
GVT-501
STE Core Requirement
Elective
Elective

Spring
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives GVT Elective 2
GVT Elective 3
Humanities/VPATH Core Requirement
STE Core Requirement

Summer
Elective
Elective

Pathway for BS Students

Year 1

Fall
First Year Writing I
Seminar for Freshmen
GVT-110
GVT-115

Spring
First Year Writing II
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Math Core Requirement
GVT-120

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 2

Fall
Quantitative Reasoning Core Requirement: GVT-201
GVT-224
Literature Core Requirement
Humanities Core Requirement

Spring
GVT-223
GVT Elective 1
Language Requirement
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement

Summer
Elective
Elective
Elective

Year 3

Fall
GVT-345
GVT-501
STE Core Requirement
Elective
Elective

Spring
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives GVT Elective 2
GVT Elective 3
VPATH Core Requirement
STE Core Requirement

Summer
Elective
Elective