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Courses

Details on the individual POST courses may be found here on this calendar page.

Please see the KPU Calendar for program-specific requirements.

Courses By Semester, Four Year Program: suggested sequence

The following shows a suggested sequence for completing the POST degree. Note that some courses are offered in only one term, e.g. only Summer, while others are offered in several terms (see Future Course Offerings).

Please see an ARTS Advisor to develop your specific program plan.

  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Fall ENVI 1121
POLI 1120 1
ENGL 1100
Elective
Elective
ECON 1150
PHIL 1112 1
English elective 2
Elective
Elective
CMNS 3100
POST 3110 or GEOG 3220
Elective or EDUC 4100 3
Elective
Elective
POST 4150
Elective
Elective
Elective
Spr POST 1100
PHIL 1155 1
POLI 1110 1
Elective
Elective
ECON 1250
PHIL 2117 1
POST 2100
Elective
Elective
ECON 2260 or AGRI 2230
ENVI 3112 or 3212 or AGRI 4298
Elective
POLI 4420 or 3500 or elective
POST 4110
Elective
Elective
Elective
Sum   EDUC 4100 3 POST 3100
PHIL 3118 or 4117
POLI 4420 or 3500
  10 courses 10 courses 10 courses 10 courses

1 These courses are recommended for the degree and fulfill requirements for the Major (any 6 credits of POLI and any 6 credits of PHIL at the 1100 or 2000-level); you may use other POLI or PHIL courses to fulfill degree requirements.

2 Any ENGL course at the 1200 level or higher. Students may take their English elective at a different time, provided it is taken prior to CMNS 3100; this is only a suggested location in the matrix.

3 This course is recommended for the degree but is not required.

Courses by Semester: suggested sequence for direct entry into third year

  Bridging Requirements Year 3 Year 4
Fall 60 credits, including:
ENVI 1121
PHIL 1112 2
POLI 1120 2
EDUC 4100 3
POST 3110
POST 4150
CMNS 3100
Elective
Elective 4
Spr

POST 1100
ECON 1150
ECON 1250
ENGL 1100
English Elective 1

POST 2100
ECON 2260 or AGRI 2230
PHIL 1155 or 2117 2
POLI 1110 2
Elective
POLI 3500 or 4420 or elective
POST 4110
ENVI 3112, ENVI 3212, or AGRI 4298
Sum   POST 3100
EDUC 4100
POST 3100
PHIL 3118 or 4117
POLI 3500 or 4420
  60 credits (20 courses) 10-11 courses 9-10 courses

1 Any ENGL 1200 required as a pre-requisite for CMNS 3100.

2 These courses are recommended for the degree and fulfill requirements for the Major (any 6 credits of POLI and any 6 credits of PHIL at the 1100 or 2000-level); you may use other POLI or PHIL courses to fulfill degree requirements.

3 This course is recommended for the degree but is not required.

4 Electives must be selected so as to fulfill the total credit requirement of the degree; not all students will require these.