Political Science Minor
(for non-Political Science majors)
A minor in Political Science requires students to complete 15 credits of the following courses:
- POLS1101 Introduction to Political Science
- POLS1102 Geography and World Issues
- POLS2204 International Relations
- POLS2231 Comparative Government and Politics
- POLS2253 American Government
POLS1101 The basic concepts of the discipline, its schools of thought, its subfields and terminologies. Fall
POLS1102 Theory and practice of government and politics. Spring
POLS2204 The state system and the basic principles regulating international relations; Power and use and threat of force; nationalism, imperialism, diplomacy, the transnational economy, international law and organization.
POLS2231 Comparison of the development and functions of governmental institutions of selected modern political systems.
POLS2253 Federalism, with emphasis on the national government, politics and the relation of the individual to the central government.