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Political Science Suggested Course Sequence


Sample 4-Year Course Sequence

Semester 1

Semester 2

   Freshman Year

VERIT 101 Veritas Symposium (3)
VTMA 111 Mathematics (3)
 
Foreign Language I (3)
ECON 101 Foundations of Economics I (3)

VTCV 102 Origins of the West (3)
VTPH 103 Classical Philosophy (3)
Foreign Language II (3)
Writing Intensive Course (3)
ECON 101 Foundations of Economics II (3)
 

3 Cultural Enrichment Events
 

    Sophomore Year

VTCV 201 Imagination/Invention (3)
Domain Philosophy (3)
PSCI 207 International Relations (3)
Domain Theology (3)
Minor Course (3)

VTAMC 202 American Experience (3)
VTTH 203 Introd. to Catholic Theology (3)
Elective Course (3)
Elective Course (3)
Minor Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events
 

    Junior Year

PSCI 350 Research Methods (3)
ECIS 310 Intl. Trade and Invest. (3)
300-level Language Course (3)
PSCI 338 American Foreign Policy (3)**
HIST 345 Modern Diplomacy (3)

VTTH 203 Modernity in Literature/Arts (3)
Global Encounters (3)
300-level Language Course (3)
THIS 340 Catholic Social Teching* (3)
Minor Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events
 

    Senior Year

VTGC 301 America in Global Context (3)
VTPH/VTTH 300 Life of Virtue (3)
I/STD 400 Senior Seminar (3)
I/STD Elective in Concentration (3)
Minor Course (3)

VERIT 400 Veritas Leadership Portfolio (4)
I/STD Elective in Concentration (3)
Minor Course (3)
Minor Course (3)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events
 

* For IS majors only, this course counts as the second core theology
** Sophomore, junior or senior year


Note that the average full-time student course load per semester is 12-16 credit hours.
The Veritas Program
is the required liberal arts component of the Mount education.

 
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