This is a common proposal for higher ed reform, but this article is typical of assessments of how well it works. Badly. Not to say it can't be done. Just that very few students choose to do it when it is offered.
This is a source of links to a variety of worthwhile articles on current politics. These are things majors in political science should want to have read. Commentary and analysis will be minimal though commenters are welcome to discuss the content of the links.
I am co-founder of Pollster.com and founder of PollsAndVotes.com.
I am also a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin, where I teach statistical analysis of polls, public opinion and election results. Data visualization is central to my approach to analysis.