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2023-2024 General Catalog [Current] 
2023-2024 General Catalog [Current]

Political Science (Minor)

Program Summary

Political Science is devoted to the study of the theory and practice of government and politics. The Political Science program complements a student’s liberal arts education with an emphasis on understanding the theoretical and practical aspects of political philosophy, public administration, law, international relations, and American government and policy. Vocational alternatives for political science majors include teaching, public management, law, and foreign service. 

Program Information

  • No more than six (6) credits of lower-division political science courses may be counted toward the credit requirement for the minor.

Political Science Minor Curriculum (21 Credits)

Required Courses (21 Credits)

  • 3 Credit(s) (can be used to fulfill General Education American Institutions)
  • 6 credits of lower-division or upper-division POLS courses (not including POLS 1100)
  • 12 credits of upper-division POLS courses

Total Credits, Minor: 21