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A minor in Political Science provides an excellent complement to nearly any major. The fundamental skills students learn in the field of political science are broadly and widely applied to a variety of careers, including banking, finance, sales, lobbying, education, research, law enforcement, and public relations.
There are a total of 18 credits needed for a minor in Political Science. All students in the minor program must take the following required courses (6 credits):
Students must also take an additional 12 credits of political science electives. However, 9 of the 12 credits must be from an upper division political science course (3000 or 4000 level).
For students with an interest in the world beyond the United States, the minor in international studies offers a multi-disciplinary complement to any major. Students are exposed to different disciplines, but the emphasis remains on other countries.
The following courses are required in the minor program:
Students must also take an additional 3 Credit hours from any of the following courses:
Finally, students must take 6 Credit hours from the following courses: