The minor in political science is designed to provide a broad knowledge of institutions, processes, and theories of politics in the U.S. and international context.

Students interested in this minor should arrange a conference with the Chair of the political science program, then submit a completed Application for a Program of Minor Study.

Prerequisite: A minimum 2.0 (C) GPA

Academic Requirements for the Minor in Political Science

Five courses, to include:

  1. POL 1570/Introduction to U.S. Politics
  2. Plus four political science electives in the following two areas (two courses in each area):
    1. United States politics and law
    2. Comparative politics and international relations

Related Minors:

Environmental Studies
Gender Studies
Global Black Studies
Latin American, Caribbean, and LatinX Studies