Urban Politics Minor
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 Urban Politics
|POL SCI 2350||Introduction to Urban Politics||3|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|African Americans and the Political System|
|The Politics of Poverty and Welfare|
|Special Readings (when appropriate) 1|
|Public Affairs Internship (when appropriate) 1|
May be taken with approval of the faculty advisor.
- Explain key topics in urban politics.
- Demonstrate an understanding of events and factors that have influenced the development of urban politics in the US.
- Analyze the actions of political actors impacting urban politics and their motives.
- Assess issues facing urban communities, formulate evidence-based recommendations, and communicate them with clarity and coherence.