Political Science

Catalog number: POLX-170

Description: The UExcel examination in Political Science measures knowledge and understanding of the material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, lower-level course in political science. The content of the examination corresponds with introductory course offerings such as introduction to political science, comparative law, and the international relations. It tests for a knowledge of facts and terminology, an understanding of concepts and theories, and the student s ability to apply this knowledge and understanding in an analysis of politics, government, and world affairs. (Multiple-choice examination.)

Exam Type: Multiple Choice

Credit / Level: 3.0 / Lower

Exam Fee: $95*

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