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Political Science

Minor Requirements

The Political Science Minor requires completing a minimum of 18 credits in courses that satisfy the Minor requirements.  Students who elect to Minor in Political Science must take the two required courses: POL1100 and POL1500 and three upper division POL electives (POL1900 and above).

Political Science Minor

POL 1100  Politics of the United States (required)
POL 1500  Comparative Politics (required)
POL 1900  International Politics
POL 2000W  Political Science Methods
POL 2010  Political Ethics
POL 2111  State and Local Politics
POL 2120  Government, Business, and Society
POL 2121  Intro to Public Administration
POL 2122  Law and Society
POL 2181  American Political Thought
POL 2581  Intro to Political Theory
POL 3112  Congress and the Legislative Process
POL 3113  American Presidency
POL 3114  Political Parties and Interest Groups
POL 3122  Issues in Public Policy
POL 3130  Campaigns and Elections
POL 3131  Polling and Public Opinion
POL 3140  Mass Media and American Politics
POL 3141  Political Communication
POL 3150  Criminal Law
POL 3151  American Constitutional Law
POL 3152  Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
POL 3160  United States Foreign Policy
POL 3161  Politics of Immigration and Human Movement
POL 3171  Music and Politics
POL 3520  Modern China
POL 3521  Latin American Politics
POL 3523  Japanese Politics
POL 3524  Politics of Russia and Post-Soviet States
POL 3525  Politics of the Middle East
POL 3526  Politics of the European Union
POL 3530  Democracy, Development, and Violence
POL 3531  Politics of Developing Nations
POL 3540  International Political Economy
POL 4199  Women and Politics
POL 4599W  Issues and Cases in US Foreign Policy

 * Only two (2) Political Science courses may be double-counted between a Political Science minor and an International Studies major.

** Only two (2) Political Science courses may be double-counted between a Political Science minor and a Pre-Law minor.