Political Science Minor

Program Requirements

Required Courses (18 credit hours)
Select one from the following:3
INTRODUCTION TO GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
GREAT POLITICAL ISSUES
Distribution Requirements (9 credit hours)
Select one from each category:9
American Government, Politics, and Public Law
THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL CULTURE
WOMEN IN AMERICAN POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO LAW
INTEREST GROUPS
LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
U.S. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
U.S. CIVIL LIBERTIES
CIVIL PROCEDURE
POLITICS AND MEDIA
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
POLITICAL BEHAVIOR AND PUBLIC OPINION
DISCRIMINATION AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
MOCK TRIAL
International Relations and Comparative Government
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
EUROPEAN POLITICAL SYSTEMS
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY
AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
LATIN AMERICA IN WORLD POLITICS
POLITICS OF GLOBALIZATION
POLITICS OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
GOVERNMENT, POLITICS, AND POLICIES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
RUSSIAN POLITICS
POLITICS AND HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST
Political Theory
HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT I
HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT II
AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
RACE, SEX, AND POLITICS OF MYTH AND STORY
CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT
General Electives in Political Science (6 credit hours)
Note: Courses not used to fulfill Required Courses or Distribution Requirements may also be used as general electives in Political Science
Select two from the following:6
POLITICAL ANALYSIS
POLITICAL STATISTICS
URBAN GOVERNMENT
POLITICS OF ENERGY
CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
URBAN ETHNIC POLITICS
DEMOCRACY AND PEACE: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN THE URBAN EXPERIENCE
GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUESTIONING POLITICS
POLITICS OF WELFARE
PRACTICAL POLITICS
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
AMERICAN PUBLIC POLICY
TOPICS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
THE ITALIAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: POLITICS, SOCIETY, & IDENTITY
URBAN PUBLIC POLICY
SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
WASHINGTON SEMESTER (1-16)
INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-12)
Total Credit Hours18