Government (B.A.) - Politics & Policy - Resident

Government (B.A.) - Politics & Policy - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Composition Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101University Core Competencies1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Liberal Arts Focus 1,4
Language Elective3
Language Elective3
Language Elective3
Language Elective3
Integrative Elective3
Total Hours62-65

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses 1
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise3
GOVT 220American Government3
Major Core
GOVT 210Introduction to Political Science3
GOVT 340International Relations3
GOVT 350Political Economy and Public Policy3
GOVT 425American Foreign Policy3
GOVT 490Political Theory3
Concentration
GOVT 301Ancient Political and Economic Ideas3
GOVT 302Modern Political and Economic Ideas3
GOVT 320American Executive Processes/Institutions3
GOVT 322American Legislative System3
GOVT 327State and Local Government3
GOVT 330Introduction to Comparative Politics3
GOVT 458Public Policy Development in the Political Environment3
GOVT 492Senior Seminar3
Politics and Policy Elective 23
Free Electives
Choose 7-13 credit hours of free electives7-13
Total Hours55-61

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 50% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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