Political Science Minor

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The Political Science minor provides students with an introduction to the subfields of discipline. With classes that emphasize reading, writing, and critical thinking, the minor is recommended for students in a variety of disciplines who are interested in the world around them. Requirements include introductory courses as well as a choice of upper division electives.

Requirements (21 credits):

  1. Required course:
    • POLS 101 Am Politics: National (3)  or POLS 101G Am Politics: Ntl Citizenship (3)
  2. Any three of the following courses:
    • POLS 201 Intro to Political Theory (3)
    • POLS 220 Intro to Law and Legality (3)
    • POLS 242 Intro To World Politics (3)
    • POLS 251 Intro to Comparative Politics (3)
  3. Three additional POLS courses at the 300- or 400-level.