Minors Offered by the Department of Political Science
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The department of Political Science offers three minors, in American Politics, Political Theory, and in World Politics. Each course of study consists of 18 hours (one introductory-level course and five upper-level courses) as detailed below.
Minor in American Politics
|Plus any five of the following: PSCI 204, 222, 241, 243, 244, 245, 247, 249, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 256, 259, 260, 262, 265, 266, 267, 268, 283||15 hours|
Minor in Political Theory
|Plus any five of the following: PSCI 202, 203, 204, 205, 207, 207W, 208, 209, 253, 257, 258, 263, 264W, 271, 286||15 hours|
Minor in World Politics
A student may stress comparative politics or international politics, or may mix the two in this minor.
|Political Science 101 or 102||3 hours|
To declare your minor in Political Science
Please come by the department office (355 Commons Center). You will obtain two minor declaration forms at that time. You will also have to declare which of the three areas you will be minoring in. Once the Director of Undergraduate Studies has signed your Minor Declaration forms, leave one in 355 Commons Center, take the other to the A&S Registrar’s Office in Kirkland 311. If you have questions about this process or anything else related to declaring your major/minor, please do not hesitate to ask.
- Interim Chair of the Department — Dave Lewis, 333 Commons Center
- Associate Chair of the Department — Jonathan Hiskey, 339 Commons Center
- Director of Undergraduate Studies — Carrie Russell, 324 Commons Center
- Administrative Assistant —Tina Bembry, 355 Commons Center
All of the above can be reached at (615) 322-6222. You can find the Declaration of Minor form here.
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