Requirements for Political Science Minors
A general minor in political science can be arranged, as well as specialized minors in eight different subfields of the discipline. Interested students should see a faculty adviser to plan a coherent program of study as a minor field.
Students must achieve a cumulative 2.0 GPA in the political science courses chosen to qualify for the minor. Students may count no more than 3 hours in political science taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis toward the minor. Students taking an internship POL SCI 3940 may count no more than three hours of the internship toward the minor.
Minor in Women and Politics
|POL SCI 1550||3|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|Gender and the Law|
|The Politics of Gender in the United States|
|The Politics of Poverty and Welfare|
|Gender, Ethnicity and Public Policy (Comparative)|
|Women and Leadership World-Wide: Breaking the Glass Ceiling|
|Special Readings (consent of instructor required)|
- Explain the major events, laws, and court findings regarding gender and politics.
- Compare and contrast multiple social movements and policies.
- Assess issues of inequity, formulate evidence-based recommendations that take into account areas of privilege and oppression and existing political and societal structures, and communicate them with clarity and coherence.