This major is designed for students who wish to combine substantial work in the fields of business and political science with additional supporting courses in economics and mathematics.  

Major in Business and Political Science (B.A.)
BUS105Information Technology and Applications3
ECO201Principles of Economics4
BUS100MBusiness Calculus 13
or BUS130 Business Problem Solving
MAT207MStatistical Analysis 13
POS211The Political Quest3
POS306Public Administration3
POS499Senior Seminar4
Choose one of the following:3
American Politics and Government
Introduction to International Relations 1
Choose 15 credits from the following:15
Financial Accounting
Principles of Marketing
Principles of Management
Managerial Finance
Business Law
Elective from 200 level or above economics course, excluding ECO200 3
Choose one course from three of the following four areas9-10
American Politics and Government:
Political Communication
Science, Values, and the Making of Environmental Policy 1
American Political Institutions
American Public Policy
International Relations:
The Cold War 1
American Foreign Relations
The Politics of Globalization: Diplomacy, Trade and Organization 1
Human Rights in International History 1
Comparative Politics:
Political Parties and Elections
The Politics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Political Psychology
Contemporary Democracies
African Politics
Political Philosophy:
Modern Political Thought
Classics in Western Political Philosophy
Major53-54
General Education51-52
Electives18-20
Total Credits122-126
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

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B.A. in Business and Political Science 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS105 Information Technology and Applications3Nature of Persons (N) course 3BUS130 or 100M Business Problem Solving or Business Calculus3
POS100 or 202U American Politics and Government3 ECO201 Principles of Economics4
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES110 College Writing3 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4  
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1  
 15 3 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
THE201 Christian Theology3Contemporary Western Life & Thought (L) course 3POS211 The Political Quest3
MAT207M Statistical Analysis3 Business course2 4
Business course2 4 Economics elective (eclusing ECO200) 3
Political Science area choice 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1  
 14 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Business course2 4Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3POS306 Public Administration3
Political Science area choice 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Second Language (S) course1 4 Political Science area choice 3
World Cultures (U) course or elective 3 Electives 6
 14 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
POS499 Senior Seminar4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Business course2 4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3 Electives 10
Elective 3  
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 14-17 0 13-16
Total Credits: 122-128
1

 Students must compete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

 Choose from: BUS210 Financial Accounting, BUS220 Principles of Marketing, BUS230 Principles of Management, BUS344 Managerial Finance, BUS361 Business Law. 

This program assumes a student will use MAT207M to meet the general education Mathematics requirement.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.

B.A. in Business and Political Science 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS105 Information Technology and Applications3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4BUS130 or 100M Business Problem Solving or Business Calculus3
POS100 or 202U American Politics and Government3 ECO201 Principles of Economics4
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4  
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1  
 15 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MAT207M Statistical Analysis3Elective 3POS211 The Political Quest3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Business course2 4
Business course2 4 Economics elective (excluding ECO200) 3
Political Science area choice 3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1  
 15 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Business course2 4Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3POS306 Public Administration3
Political Science area choice 3 Political Science area chocie 3
Second Language (S) course1 4 Electives 9
World Cultures (U) course 3  
 14 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
POS499 Senior Seminar4Interim Off Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
Business course2 3 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
Comparative Systems (G) course 3 Electives 9
Science, Technology and Society (K) course 3  
Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 13-16 0 12-15
Total Credits: 122-128
1

 Students must compete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent.

2

 Choose from: BUS210 Financial Accounting, BUS220 Principles of Marketing, BUS230 Principles of Management, BUS344 Managerial Finance, BUS361 Business Law. 

This program assumes a student will use MAT207M to meet the general education Mathematics requirement.

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.