B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government (CLEG) Program By American University |Top Universities

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government (CLEG)

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government (CLEG)

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Offered by the Department of Government, School of Public Affairs, this interdisciplinary major is designed for students who want a breadth of background necessary to participate effectively in decision making for public affairs and the practical training necessary to deal with social problems as public issues. Major Requirements 57 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements REQUIRED (33 CREDIT HOURS) COMM-200 Writing for Communication (3) COMM-310 Public Speaking (3) ECON-100 Macroeconomics FA4 (3) ECON-200 Microeconomics FA4 (3) GOVT-105 Individual Freedom vs. Authority FA2 (3) or GOVT-130 Comparative Politics FA3 (3) GOVT-110 Politics in the United States FA4 (3-4) GOVT-210 Political Power and American Public Policy FA4 (3) GOVT-391 Internship (1-6) (3 credit hours required) GOVT-489 CLEG Seminar (3) JLC-101 Introduction to Law (3) or JLC-104 Introduction to Systems of Justice (3) SPA-189 Introduction to Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government (CLEG) (3) RESEARCH (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one course from the following: GOVT-310 Introduction to Political Research (3) JLC-280 Introduction to Justice Research (3) ELECTIVES (21 CREDIT HOURS) 21 additional credit hours, including 12 credit hours at the 300-level or above, selected from a list of approved courses in communication (COMM-xxx), legal institutions (JLC-xxx), economics (ECON-xxx), and government (GOVT-xxx). Students complete one course from each of the four categories and an additional three courses approved by the Department of Government. The list of approved courses is available in the Department of Government office.