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Political Science Minor Requirements

Political Science Minor

(28 credits)

  • POLI 130 United States Politics and Government or POLI 131 American Multicultural Politics
  • POLI 150 Introduction to International Studies 
  • POLI 200 Research Methodology and Techniques
  • Four additional POLI courses at or above the 200 level 

International Politics Minor

(24 credits)

  • POLI 150 Introduction to International Studies and POLI 350 – International Relations

Four of the following comparative politics/international relations courses:

  • POLI 349 Global Environmental Politics
  • POLI 352 Conceprions of Human Rights
  • POLI 353 United States Foreign Policy
  • POLI 355 International Organizations
  • POLI 362 Globalization and the Developing World in the 21st Century
  • POLI 368 Latin American Politics Through Film, Poetry and Music
  • POLI 389/489 Special Topics Courses related to International Politics
  • POLI 400 United Nations Seminar
  • POLI 410 Global Political Extremism

United States Politics Minor

(24 credits) 

  • POLI 130 United States Politics and Government or POLI 131 American Multicultural Politics
  • POLI 200 Research Methodology and Techniques

Four of the following United States Politics and/or Public Policy/Administration courses: 

  • POLI 231 State and Local Politics
  • POLI 232 Red State, Blue State: American Political Polarization
  • POLI 237 Courts and Justice in the U.S.
  • POLI 248 Trial Advocacy*
  • POLI 249 Mock Trial*
  • POLI 317 American Political Thought
  • POLI 329 Political Communication
  • POLI 332 Parties and Elections
  • POLI 333 American Conspiracy Theories 
  • POLI 335 Congressional Politics
  • POLI 336 The U.S. Presidency and Executive Leadership
  • POLI 338 Introduction to Public Administration
  • POLI 341 Constitutional Law: Institutional Powers
  • POLI 342 Constitutional Law: Civil Rights/Liberties
  • POLI 343 Administrative Law and Politics
  • POLI 346 Policy Analysis
  • POLI 348 U.S. Environmental Politics
  • POLI 353 United States Foreign Policy
  • POLI 389/489 Special Topics cources in U. S. Politics

 *Trial Advocacy and Mock Trial may be repeated for credit toward general course credits, but may not be repeated for credit toward the major, minors, or the American Politics concentrarion.

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