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Politics (BA)

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to prepare them for a BA degree in Politics while best satisfying Marymount University’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements.

A full description of MU’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements is available here. Please click here for more information about NOVA courses that fulfill Liberal Arts Core requirements.

Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. It is also imperative that you meet with your Marymount advisor for Marymount's program and graduation requirements. For more information about the BA in Politics, please contact the School of Arts and Sciences at aas@marymount.edu or 703-284-1560.

Below is a two-year pathway from NOVA. A full 4-year sample plan is available here.
 
NOVA Course & Title Credits MU Notes or Equivalents MU Core &/or Major Req.
1st Semester (16-17 credits)
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 EN 101 Composition I Written Communication core (WR)
Natural Science with Lab Elective 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 151 or higher 3-4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
Elective 3    
2nd Semester (16-17 credits)
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 EN 102 Composition II Written Communication (WR)
Natural Science with Lab Elective 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 157 Elementary Statistics 3-4 MA 132 Statistical Analysis (3 cr) + MA 900 (1 cr) Mathematics (MT)
PLS 140 Comparative Politics 3 POL 103 Comparative Politics Introductory Social Science (SS-1)/Major
Introductory Philosophy Course 3 PH 100 Introduction to Philosophy Introductory Philosophy (PH-1)
3rd Semester (15 credits)
ENG Literature Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Literature (LT-1)
Foreign Language (__201) 3    
Fine Arts Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Fine Arts (FNA)
PLS 241 International Relations I 3 POL 102 International Relations Introductory Social Science/Major
Religion TRS-2 Course 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Advanced Theology and Religious Studies (TRS-2)
4th Semester (15 credits)
Foreign Language (__202) 3    
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or CST 126 Interpersonal Communication 3 CMD 900 Communication and Media Design Elective  
HIS Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
PED 116 + PED Elective + SDV Elective 1 + 1 + 1 HPR 900 Health and Human Performance Elective (1 + 1)

no credit awarded for SDV
 
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECO 211 Principles of Macroeconomics Introductory Social Science (SS-1)/Major

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