Departments & Programs

Political Science

Minor in Political Science
Required Courses

Students must complete the following:

  1. A total of 18 credit hours in political science, of which at least 9 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level.
  2. At least two courses in one of the following blocks of courses and at least one course from one of the other two blocks:
    • American politics, public policy, law, and administration (Y301–Y320, Y324–Y326, Y329, Y349, Y373, Y394)
    • Comparative politics or international relations (Y332–Y348, Y350–Y372, Y374–Y376, Y407)
    • Political theory and methodology (Y379, Y381–Y388, Y395, Y405, Y406)
  3. Only 3 hours of credit in X380 and Y481 may be counted toward the minor.
  4. At least 9 credit hours of the above courses must be taken in residence on the Bloomington campus.