American Politics Minor
The American Politics minor will introduce students to government, campaigns, and elections in the United States' political system.
In order for students to receive the American Politics minor, they must complete the following requirements, sign a contract with the department, and apply for the minor prior to Commencement.
POLIT:100 Government and Politics in the U.S.
Select 14 additional credits from the following:
POLIT:210 State and Local Government and Politics
POLIT:341 The American Congress
POLIT:350 The American Presidency
POLIT:360 The Judicial Process
POLIT:370 Public Administration: Concepts and Practices
POLIT:395* Internship in Government and Politics
POLIT:402 Politics and the Media
POLIT:440 Survey Research Methods
POLIT:470 Fundamentals of Political Strategy
POLIT:471 Fundamentals of Electoral Messaging
POLIT:472 Campaign Finance, Fundraising, and Budgeting
POLIT:474 Political Opinion, Behavior and Electoral Politics
POLIT:475 American Interest Groups
POLIT:476 American Political Parties
*A maximum of 3 credits of Internship may be applied to the minor degree.
Descriptions for Political Science undergraduate classes.