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.
Specific Requirements for the Minor
|Select five of the following:||15|
|Foundations of Law: an Introduction to Legal Studies|
|Law, Politics and Society|
|Gender and the Law|
|The Supreme Court|
|Special Readings (when appropriate) 1|
|Public Affairs Internship 1|
May be taken with approval of the faculty advisor.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
Explain key topics concerning public law.
- Describe the evolution of legal principles to used to determine the liberties and rights of individuals and groups.
- Locate, apply, and clearly communicate information relative to aspects of judicial system, including statutes, court decisions, and constitutional provisions.