The Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Euro-Mediterranean Studies


The program is designed to provide students with in-depth awareness of the discipline of Political Science in general and concentrates on Euro-Mediterranean studies. In addition to the general Political Science courses, students take courses which include Modern European Thought, European Politics, European Civic Politics, special topics, Politics and Culture of Russia and Eastern Europe.

General Education Requirements (33 cr.)

Communication Skills in English and Arabic (9 cr.)
Communication Skills in English: ENL 213 & ENL 223 or ENL 230 (6 cr.)
Communication Skills in Arabic, One course from: ARB 211, ARB 212, ARB 224, ARB 231, ARB 317 (3 cr.)

Philosophy and Religion (6 cr.)
Religion, One course from: REG 212, REG 213, REG 313, REG 314
Philosophy & Ethics, One course from: ENS 205, PHL 211, PHL 311, POS 345, COA 360

Cultural Studies & Social Sciences (6 cr.)
ARP 215, COA 315, COA 359, FAP 215, HUT 305, HUT 306, MUS 210, NTR 215, LIR 214, PSL 201, SOL 201, SOL 301, BAD 201, ECN 200, ECN 211, ECN 212

Citizenship (6 cr.)
Two courses from: HIT 211, IAF 301,POS 201, POS 210, POS 240, POS 319, POS 337 (3 cr.)
Students may not fulfill GER requirements with courses required in their major.

Science & Technology (6 cr.)
Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, One course from:CSC 201, MAT 201, MAT 202, STA 202 (3 cr.)
Natural Sciences, One course from: PHS 211, PHS 207, AST 201, CHM 211, ENS 201, ENS 202, ENS 206, BIO 202, BIO 203, HEA 201, NTR 201 (3 cr.)

Major Requirements (45 cr.)

IAF 211, IAF 301, IAF 401, IAF 407, IAF 409, PAD 201, PAD 241, PAD 302, POS 210, POS 345, POS 350, POS 353, POS 382, POS 442, POS 490.

Electives in LPS (21 cr.)

Free Electives (6 cr.)

Minor in LPS (18 cr.)

EMS 303, EMS 371, EMS 391, EMS 483, EMS 490, IAF 471

Suggested Program

Fall Semester I (15 Credits)
POS 201 Intro. to Pol. Science 3 cr.
IAF 211 Intro. To Intl. Relations 3 cr.
ENL 213 Sophomore Rhetoric 3 cr.
CSC 201 Computer & its Use 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester I (15 Credits)
PAD 201 Intro. To Public Admin. 3 cr.
POS 240 Law & Society 3 cr.
ENL 230 English in the Workplace (GER) 3 cr.
HIT 211 Hist. of Leb. & M.E. 3 cr.
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
       
Summer Session I (6 Credits)
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.
       
Fall Semester II (15 Credits)
EMS 303 Modern European Thoughts 3 cr.
IAF 301 Modern Pol. Ideologies 3 cr.
POS 350 Comp. Government & Pol. 3 cr.
POS 210 Gov. & Politics Of Lebanon 3 cr.
___ ___ GER 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester II (15 Credits)
POS 331 Judicial Politics 3 cr.
EMS 391 European Politics 3 cr.
EMS 371 European Civic Politics 3 cr.
IAF 321 Diplomacy: Theory & Practice 3 cr.
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
       
Summer Session II (9 Credits)
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.
___ ___ Free Elective 3 cr.
       
Fall Semester III (15 Credits)
POS 345 Ethics & Leadership 3 cr.
IAF 453 Euro-Mediterranean Partnership 3 cr.
IAF 402 Human Rights in Intl. Pol. 3 cr.
IAF 407 Intl. & Regional Org. 3 cr.
AMS 408 American Foreign Policy 3 cr.
       
Spring Semester III (15 Credits)
POS 421 Environmental Pol. 3 cr.
IAF 471 Modern Europe 3 cr.
IAF 401 Public Intl. Law 3 cr.
POS 490 Special Topics in European Studies 3 cr.
___ ___ Major Elective 3 cr.