The pathway for Government majors allows students to complete all requirements for the core and the major in years 1-3. Following successful admission, students begin their first year of Law School in Year four. Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admissions information.

Pathways for BA Students

  • Political Theory Concentration

     

    Year 1

    Fall
    Seminar for Freshmen         
    First Year Writing I  
    GVT 110  
    Ethics

    Spring
    Mathematics* 
    First Year Writing II        
    GVT 115  
    GVT 120

    Year 2

    Fall
    HUM/HIST 
    Language 1     
    GVT 201
    GVT 275 

    Spring
    Language 2  
    GVT 276  
    Literature 
    GVT Elective 

    Year 3

    Fall
    STE + Lab 
    GVT Elective  
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    GVT TBD (Political Theory Course)

    Spring
    GVT Elective 
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    STE
    ECR 
    GVT 515 (1-credit)

    *Students must take Mathematics 128 or higher to fulfill the requirement of the Core Curriculum. 

  • American Politics Concentration

    Year 1

    Fall
    Seminar for Freshmen         
    First Year Writing I        
    GVT 110  
    Ethics

    Spring
    Mathematics* 
    First Year Writing II 
    GVT 115  
    GVT 120

    Year 2

    Fall
    Language 1 
    Literature  
    GVT 201
    GVT 224

    Spring
    Language 2
    Cultural Diversity A or B
    GVT 223 
    GVT Elective 

    Year 3

    Fall
    STE + Lab  
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    HUM/HIST 
    GVT Elective

    Spring
    ECR   
    STE  
    GVT 345 
    GVT Elective
    GVT 515 (1-credit)

    *Students must take Mathematics 128 or higher to fulfill the requirement of the Core Curriculum. 

  • Law & Public Policy Concentration

    Year 1

    Fall
    Seminar for Freshmen         
    First Year Writing I  
    GVT 110  
    Ethics

    Spring
    Mathematics* 
    First Year Writing II        
    GVT 115 
    GVT 120

    Year 2

    Fall
    Language 1 
    Literature        
    GVT 201 
    GVT 224

    Spring
    Language 2  
    Cultural Diversity A or B  
    GVT 225 
    GVT Elective 

    Year 3

    Fall
    STE + Lab 
    HUM/HIST  
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    GVT 245

    Spring
    ECR  
    STE  
    GVT 345 
    GVT Elective
    GVT 515 (1-credit)

    *Students must take Mathematics 128 or higher to fulfill the requirement of the Core Curriculum. 

  • International Relations Concentration

     

    Year 1

    Fall
    Seminar for Freshmen         
    First Year Writing I  
    GVT 110  
    Ethics

    Spring
    Mathematics* 
    First Year Writing II        
    GVT 115 
    GVT 120 

    Year 2

    Fall
    Language 1  
    Literature 
    GVT 201 
    GVT 261

    Spring
    Language 2  
    Cultural Diversity A or B  
    GVT 281 
    GVT Elective Group 1, 2, or 3

    Year 3

    Fall
    STE + Lab  
    HUM/HIST  
    GVT 310  
    GVT Elective Group 1, 2, or 3 

    Spring
    ECR
    STE 
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    GVT Elective Group 1, 2, or 3  
    GVT 515 (1-credit)

    *Students must take Mathematics 128 or higher to fulfill the requirement of the Core Curriculum. 

Pathways for BS Students

  • Political Theory Concentration

     

    Year 1

    Fall
    Seminar for Freshmen         
    First Year Writing I  
    GVT 110  
    HUM/HIST

    Spring
    Mathematics* 
    First Year Writing II        
    GVT 115 
    GVT 120 

    Year 2

    Fall
    Ethics  
    GVT 201 (Stats)
    Literature 
    GVT 275

    Spring
    ECR   
    Cultural Diversity A or B  
    GVT 276 
    GVT Elective 

    Year 3

    Fall
    STE + Lab 1
    HUM/HIST  
    GVT TBD (Political Theory Course)  
    GVT Elective 

    Spring
    STE+ Lab 2 
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    GVT Elective  
    Elective
    GVT 515 (1-credit)

    *Students must take Mathematics 128 or higher to fulfill the requirement of the Core Curriculum. 

  • American Politics Concentration

    Year 1

    Fall
    Seminar for Freshmen         
    First Year Writing I  
    GVT 110  
    HUM/HIST 

    Spring
    Mathematics* 
    First Year Writing II        
    GVT 115  
    GVT 120

    Year 2

    Fall
    Ethics  
    GVT 201     
    Literature 
    GVT 224

    Spring
    Cultural Diversity A or B   
    ECR  
    GVT 223 
    GVT Elective 

    Year 3

    Fall
    STE + Lab 1 
    HUM/HIST  
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    GVT Elective 

    Spring
    STE + Lab 2 
    Elective  
    GVT 345  
    GVT Elective
    GVT 515 (1-credit)

    *Students must take Mathematics 128 or higher to fulfill the requirement of the Core Curriculum.  

  • Law & Public Policy Concentration

     

    Year 1

    Fall
    Seminar for Freshmen         
    First Year Writing I  
    GVT 110  
    HUM/HIST 

    Spring
    Mathematics* 
    First Year Writing II        
    GVT 115 
    GVT 120

    Year 2

    Fall
    Literature  
    Ethics        
    GVT 201  
    GVT 224

    Spring
    Cultural Diversity A or B   
    ECR  
    GVT 225 
    GVT Elective 

    Year 3

    Fall
    STE + Lab 1 
    HUM/HIST  
    GVT 245 
    GVT Elective 

    Spring
    STE + Lab 2  
    Cultural Diversity A or B 
    GVT 345 
    Elective
    GVT 515 (1-credit)

    *Students must take Mathematics 128 or higher to fulfill the requirement of the Core Curriculum.