Political Science Education Minor

Educating tomorrow’s leaders

If you are interested in teaching courses related to political science, you may select a political science Bachelor of Science in Education minor. The political science education minor is typically paired with a history education major. With this minor, you may select a combination of courses that best represent your interests and give you the background you need to educate others in the subject areas of political science.

Minor requirements

Political Science

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. Complete courses from at least three of the following six political science fields to bring total to a minimum of 18 hours:

    1. American Government and Politics: PLS 316(3), 317(3), 319(3), 399(3), 413(3), 414(3)

    2. International Politics: PLS 232(3), 301(3), 437(3), 535(3), 546(3), 547(3)
    3. Comparative Politics: PLS 205(3), 338(3), 343(3), 544(3), 545(3), 547(3), 548(3), 550(3)

    4. Public Administration: PLS 102(3), 255(3), 315(3), 351(3), 355(3), 498(3), 555(3), 573(3)

    5. Political Theory: PLS 330(3) or PHI 330(3), PLS 561(3), 563(3), 565(3), 567(3)

    6. Public Law: PLS 419(3), 515(3), 517(3), 518(3)

      Note: PLS 169 and 576 will count as minor electives.