Minor Requirements

Minor Requirements

20 semester hours

Students may minor in both International Relations and Political Science. Students who do so may only double-count one of the lower division courses and none of the upper division courses towards the major.

Lower Division Requirements: 2 courses (8 semester hours)

Students must take two of the following lower division courses:

  • POLS 1200 U.S. Politics 4 semester hours
  • POLS 1400 Comparative Politics 4 semester hours
  • POLS 1600 International Relations 4 semester hours
  • POLS 2000 Foundations of Political Theory 4 semester hours
  • POLS 2100 Empirical Approaches 4 semester hours

Upper Division Requirements: 12 semester hours

At least two 4 semester hour courses must be taken to complete the minor. The remaining four semester hours may be completed by taking any of the offered upper division courses.

An average grade of C (2.0) must be obtained in the courses included in the minor.‌