October is fall-semester advisement month! Make sure to see your advisor for information about spring classes.

Registration for the spring semester and summer session of 2020 will begin on October 25 for continuing students  and will be based on overall earned credit hours.

Check your BANNER account for your specific registration time.

Certain courses require departmental approval to sign up. These classes include:
POLS 4460, “International Affairs Capstone”
POLS 4470, “Senior Seminar in Political Science”

To enroll in these classes, you must contact Julie Saunders (Julie.Saunders@ung.edu) with your request to register.It is important to take the time each semester to visit your advisor and make sure that you are following the correct plan of study. You can view your advisor assignment via Banner or contact Julie Saunders at (706) 864 1628.

How do I find my advisor?
• Log in to BannerWeb.
• Choose Student Records.
• Choose Tranguid.
• Scroll down until you see the advisor information.

How do I know which courses to take?
All programs of study are listed on the department website. Our current plans of study can be found on the department website (http://ung.edu/political-science-international-affairs/undergraduate-degrees.php). Do not hesitate to visit your faculty advisor!

Can I CLEP classes?
Students cannot CLEP a class if they already have credit for the course, including any transfer credit. Please see the following webpage for specific courses eligible for CLEP credit at UNG: http://ung.edu/academic-affairs/policies-and-guidelines/clep-credits-granted-by-ung.php.

How many classes can I register for?

The maximum number of hours for which anyone will be able to register will be 20 credit hours in the spring and fall (16 hours in the summer) except for those students with learning support or CPC requirements, or those students not in good academic standing. These students will have a maximum of 17 credit hours (spring and fall).


POLS 1101, “American Government,” and POLS 2401, “Global Issues,” are prerequisites for upper-division courses in the department. Make sure to complete these introductory classes early in your academic career.
POLS 2101, “Introduction to Political Science,” is a prerequisite for POLS 3600, “Introduction to Social Science Research Methods.”


Beginning in the fall semester of 2017, students may attempt a course only three times. An attempt results in an entry on the transcript with a grade (A F or WF) or a “W” mark.