Political Science Emphasis Area | BAS & BLS
The University of Iowa

The political science emphasis area focuses on the United States’ political role in shaping social and public policy worldwide and on the interplay between foreign and domestic politics. It requires 18 semester hours.

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The emphasis requires two of these courses:

  • POLI:1100 Introduction to American Politics (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:1200 Introduction to Political Behavior (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:1400 Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:1500 Introduction to International Relations (3 s.h.)
  • POLI:1501 Introduction to American Foreign Policy (3 s.h.)

And at least four of these: