Minor in Political Science

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and 21 credits in elective courses.

PSC 1001Introduction to Comparative Politics
PSC 1002Introduction to American Politics and Government
PSC 1003Introduction to International Politics (or equivalent)
12 credits in upper-level PSC courses, including one course from each of the following groups:
Group D (research methods)
PSC 2101Scope and Methods of Political Science
PSC 2102Visualizing and Modeling Politics
Group E (political thought)
PSC 2105Major Issues of Western Political Thought I
PSC 2106Major Issues of Western Political Thought II
PSC 2107Twentieth-Century Political Thought
PSC 2108Freedom and Equality
PSC 2110American Political Thought
PSC 2120Freedom in American Thought and Popular Culture
PSC 2991Special Topics in Political Thought
9 credits in the social sciences taken in the following departments: ANTH (excluding ANTH 1001, ANTH 1005, and all ANTH courses in the 3400s), COMM, ECON, GEOG, HIST, HMSR, LING, SMPA (excluding SMPA 2112), ORSC, PSYC, SPHR, SOC, IAFF, PSTD, and WGSS. Students also may choose from the following courses:
HONR 2043Honors Microeconomics
HONR 2044Honors Macroeconomics
NSC 2126Sea Power and Maritime Affairs
NSC 2160Evolution of Warfare
NSC 2180Amphibious Warfare