The political science minor requires completing a minimum of 18 credits, as specified below:

Required courses (complete both)

POL 1100 Politics of the United States
POL 1500 Comparative Politics


Electives (choose three)

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 2200 Globalization
POL 2300 The Politics of Food
POL 2510 International Politics
POL 2581 Intro to Political Theory
POL 3112 Congress and the Legislative Process
POL 3113 The 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 3541 Cyber Security
POL 4199 Women and Politics
POL 4599W Issues and Cases in U.S. Foreign Policy


Notes

  • Only two political science courses may be double-counted between a political science minor and an international studies major.
  • Only two political science courses may be double-counted between a political science minor and a pre-law minor.