Political Science Minor

The minor in political science teaches you how collective decisions are made—and how you can have a role in them—across all the arenas of your life. Our program prioritizes a concrete skill set of critical thinking, analytic and writing abilities, and sharp communication.

Minor Requirements

Political science courses8
Upper-division political science courses 116
Total Credits24

All credits must be taken for letter grades and passed with grades of C– or better. As many as 8 credits may be transferred from another institution.

PS 400MThesis (PS 403), Internship: [Topic] (PS 404), Terminal Project (PS 409), Honors Thesis Prospectus (PS 411), and Overseas Study: Internships (OINT 488) do not count toward the minor. The minor in political science does not have a subfield requirement.