Political Science Minor

Minor in Political Science

When you minor in political science at Merrimack, you’ll develop a strong understanding of government systems in the United States and around the world.

You’ll explore political movements and the role of public policy, political processes and comparative politics in society. You’ll also engage in discussions on ethics and the law, international relations and public opinion, while gaining writing, communication, analytical and data skills.

What is political science?

According to the American Political Science Association, political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems and political behavior. When you invest time in learning about government systems, you broaden your knowledge of the world and learn to think critically and independently.

Courses You’ll Take

Political Science Minor Curriculum

  Please note: The POL 2120 Government, Business and Law elective course will be accepted as a hybrid or traditional course.