Undergraduate Programs

Programs Offered

Five undergraduate degree programs are offered within the department.

*Bachelor of Science in Political Science Paralegal Track
After 2018, students will only be able to pursue this track via transfer credits.  See your advisor with any questions.

Accelerated Program

The Department of Political Science offers its undergraduate majors an opportunity to earn both a B.A. (or B.S.) degree and an M.A. degree in five years of study. This program allows students an opportunity to earn an M.A. degree at an accelerated pace. Students enrolled in the accelerated program can earn the M.A. degree in approximately a calendar year.


Frequently Asked Questions

Undergraduate Advisor

  • A & S General Education: Becky Ledford, Gardiner Hall, (502) 852-6487
  • A & S  Political Science: Eddie Bobbit, Gardiner Hall, (502) 852-2714, pebobb01@louisville.edu
  • Political Science: Kristopher Grady, Ford Hall 202, (502) 852-1928, kbgrad01@louisville.edu

Remember in order to Graduate

  • You need 50 hours at the 300+ level (Senior College Hours)
  • You need to have 121 total hours to graduate
  • You need at least a 2.00 program GPA (only the work the college accepts) —not University GPA.
  • You need at least a 2.00 GPA inside your major and a 2.00 GPA outside your major
  • You can use four repeats to take bad grades out of calculation (not off your record)
  • Remember: If you transfer, none of your grades count toward your U of L GPA.
  • You can only use 40 hours in your major for a BA
  • You can appeal the following: Grades, Withdrawal Dates