A Minor in Political Science is a great asset, no matter your major. In the minor, you’ll learn valuable skills that can be used in many disciplines and become a more well-informed citizen.
You’ll study modern American government, learn the basics of political theory and get an introduction to comparative politics. Some of the specific topics you’ll cover include:
- The founding of the United States and federalism
- Civil rights and civil liberties
- American political institutions such as Congress, the presidency and the judiciary
- Power, ideology, and the citizen role in democratic politics.