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  Jun 13, 2024
 
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
  
2009-2010 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Political Science, M.A.


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Degree Requirements College of Arts and Sciences 
Department of Political Science   

The Master of Arts degree with a major in political science is specifically designed to provide a knowledge of political science and the professional skills necessary to pursue successful careers in governmental, quasi-public, private, and political organizations.

Degree Requirements

The candidate for the M.A. must pursue a course of study that will normally include a minimum of 27 semester hours of course work, and 6 hours of thesis credit. Competency in one foreign language or in the use of quantitative methodologies, as well as a thesis, is required for the M.A. degree. Students must also complete one graduate course in statistics or demonstrate equivalent competence. For more detailed information on this degree, visit our Web site at www.cas.sc.edu/poli/grad/gradintroMA.html.

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