Students majoring in other fields, particularly other social sciences, may benefit from a minor in political science. The minor is especially helpful to students in journalism, business students interested in international business and finance, students in education, and anyone pursuing a career where a basic understanding of political institutions and processes would strengthen other program interests. Completion of the approved minor is certified on students' official transcript upon graduation.
The minor may be fulfilled by completing the following requirements.
Minor Degree Requirements
A. Core Course Requirements (PLS 2120 & 2220) - 6 credit hours
B. Area Requirements - 9 credits hours
Area 1 American Government (3 credit hours)
Area 2 International & Comparative Politics (3 credit hours)
Area 3 Political Philosophy, Theory & Analysis (3 credit hours)
C. Advanced Political Science Electives - 3000/4000 level courses - 9 credit hours
TOTAL MINIMUM HOURS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE MINOR - 24 CREDIT HOURS
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT - PLS 2000 POLITICAL LIFE - (3 CREDIT HOURS)