Bachelor of Social Science Degree Programme Major in Political Science and Major in Another Subject.

Level 100

Semester 1

Core Courses

POL101 Introduction to Political Science (3)
ECO111 Basic Micro-Economics (3)
STA111 Basic Statistics (3)
ICT122 Computer Skills Fundamentals 1 (2)
COM151 Communication and Academic Literacy Skills (Social Sciences) (3)
and one Other Major course
Total Credits 17

Semester 2

Core Courses

POL102 The Modern State (3)
ECO112 Basic Macro Economics (3)
STA112 Statistical Tools for Social Research (3) (Prereq STA111)
ICT122 Computer Skills Fundamentals 1 (2)
COM152 Academic and Professional Communication (Social Sciences) (3)
One Other Major course
Total Credits 17

Level 200

Semester 1

Core Courses

POL201 Botswana Politics (3)
LAW234 Constitutional Law (3)
ECO221 Intermediate Microeconomics for Non-Economists (3) or
ECO211 Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
Two Other Major courses
Total Credits 15

Semester 2

Core Courses

POL202 Classical Political Thought (3)
ECO222 Intermediate Macroeconomics for Non-Majors or
ECO212 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)
SOC226 Concepts & Principles of Social Research (3)
Plus Two Other Major courses (6)
Total Credits 15

Level 300

Semester 1

Core Courses

POL301 Modern Political Thought (3)
POL306 International Political Economy (3)

One Optional Course from:

POL302 Politics of South Africa (3)
SOC334 Sociology of Development or Optional Course from Other Major (3)
Plus One Elective (3)
Plus one other Major Course (3)
Total Credits 15

Semester 2

Core Courses

POL307 Politics of Regionalism (3)
LAW237 Administrative Law (3)

One Optional Course from:

POL305 Politics of Southern (3)
POL309 Politics of Poverty in Southern Africa (3)
ENV301 Environmental Issues (2) or
ENV476 Natural Resource Management and Economics (2)
Plus Two Other Major courses (3)
Total Credits 15

Level 400

Semester 1

Core Courses

POL401 International Relations (3)
POL402 Democratic Theory and Practice (3)

One Optional Course from:

POL406 Africa in World Politics (3)
POL407 Civil Military Relations (3)
POL411 Research Project in Political Science (3)
or Optional Course from Other Major
Plus Two Other Major courses (6)
Total Credits 15

Semester 2

Core Courses

POL405 Comparative Politics (3)

Two Optional Courses from:

POL403 Modern Ideologies (3)
POL409 Security Studies (3)
PAD408 International Administration (3) or
Optional Course from other major (3)
Plus Two other Major courses (6)
Total Credits 15