Requirements for a Political Science Major

A political science major requires 33 credit hours of POSC courses in one of five concentrations: Politics, Law and Politics, Global Politics, Political Economy and Public Policy, and American Politics. The details about the requirements for the Political Science major can be found in the Political Science section of the current Undergraduate Bulletin.

At least fifteen hours of the POSC courses must not be counted toward another major.


There are special requirements for teaching majors.


For more information on major requirements, consult with your political science advisor or contact the Political Science Department at (414) 288-6842 or

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Department of Political Science

Marquette University
Wehr Physics Building, Room 468
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-6842 (phone)
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