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    Skidmore College
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Catalog 2017-2018

Political Science-French B.A.


The major requires twelve courses, six in each department as well as one

 . In constructing the major, the student, with the help of an advisor in each department, should select complementary courses from the two fields to facilitate the integration of the two disciplines. Among the six courses in political science are   and   or  , and four other courses chosen in consultation with the advisor. The requirements in French include  ,  , and  , which must be taken in conjunction with a political science class; one course covering material prior to 1800 from among  ,  ,  ,  ; one course covering material after 1800 from  ,  ,  ; and  ; and one additional 300-level French course. To be eligible for honors, a student must receive at least an A- on a senior thesis acceptable to both departments that integrates the two disciplines. Half of the thesis will be written in English and half in French. Students will provide the Political Science Department with a translation of the portion written in French. The major leads to a bachelor of arts degree.