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Minor in Political Science

Offered by the Department of Government, School of Public Affairs.

Minor Requirements

  • 21 credit hours with grades of C or better, a minimum of 9 credit hours at the 300-level or above, with at least 3 credit hours at the 400- or 500-level, and at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor.
    • No more than one transfer, AU Abroad, or Washington Semester course may be applied to the minor.
    • No internship credit or one-credit courses can be counted toward the minor requirements.

Course Requirements

Required (6 credit hours)

Electives (15 credit hours)

  • 15 credit hours in other Department of Government (GOVT-xxx) courses at the 200-level or above, including at least 9 credit hours at the 300 level and at least 3 credit hours at the 400 or 500 level.
    • No more than one transfer, AU Abroad, or Washington Semester course may be applied to the minor.
    • No internship credit or one-credit courses can be counted toward the minor requirements.