Political Science Minor

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(18 credits)

The political science minor introduces students to the in-depth study of local, national, and international political issues and institutions, with special attention paid to the various ways that power and ideology operate in the world today. The minor combines historical and philosophical approaches with immersive experiential learning practices to help students understand the many social, economic, cultural, and environmental factors in political life as well as the sources of cooperation and conflict that define our contemporary world . Students will also learn how to evaluate and make reasoned conclusions about political arguments, conduct rigorous research, and develop broad critical thinking skills.

To earn the Political Science minor, students must complete the courses listed below:

PO 111 - World Politics

Select five (15 credits): Political Science (PO) courses