2016-2017 Samford University Catalog 
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2016-2017 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science

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Frederick M. Shepherd, Chair, Professor
William P. Collins, Professor
Serena Simoni, Associate Professor
Marissa Grayson, Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

Major Minors
Political Science Major (B.A.)  Political Science Minor 
  Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Minor (HIST) 

Interdisciplinary Concentrations

International Relations Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.) 
Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.) *
Law, Politics, & Society Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.) 
Public Administration Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.) 


The Department of Political Science offers a major in political science and interdisciplinary concentrations in international relations; law, politics, and society; and public administration, each of which earns the bachelor of arts degree.

The department also offers a minor in political science.

University Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements

See University Core Curriculum & General Education Requirements  in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses. Political science majors and law, politics, and society majors cannot use POLS 200 - Power and Politics (4)  for the general education social science requirement.


*See the World Languages and Cultures  section for details on the Latin American studies minor and interdisciplinary concentration.



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