Political Science Minor in United States Politics
(18 credit hours)

Required Courses
(3 credit hours):

  • PO 101 United States Politics

Electives
(15 credit hours, with no more than 6 at the 200 level):

  • PO 203  GIS I (Geographic Information Systems)
  • PO 204  Introduction to Policy Studeis
  • PO 207  Politics of Equality
  • PO 241  History, Culture, and Politics
  • PO 295  Special Topics in U.S. Politics
  • PO 298  Special Topics in Political Thought
  • PO 301  U.S. Congress
  • PO 302  Public Administration
  • PO 303  GIS II
  • PO 305  Sex, Gender, and Politics
  • PO 309  Budget and Public Policy
  • PO 310  The Politics of Race
  • PO 312  Urban Politics
  • PO 314  Constitutional Politics
  • PO 315  Civil Rights and Liberties
  • PO 316  Social Movements
  • PO 317  Judicial Process
  • PO 318  Interest Groups and Political Parties
  • PO 319  U.S. Elections
  • PO 340  Law and Film
  • PO 343  Contemporary Political Thought
  • PO 344  Issues and Problems in Democratic Thought
  • PO 361  Environmental Politics and Policy
  • PO 363  Environmental Law
  • PO 395  Special Topics In U.S. Politics (by petition)
  • PO 417  The U.S. Supreme Court
  • PO 440  Jurisprudence
  • PO 441  Constitutional Theory

Note: With department chair permission, PO 398: Special Topics in Political Thought can be used to fulfill minor requirements in U.S. Politics depending on the specific emphasis of a particular PO 398 offering.