When you minor in Political Science, you begin to understand the interdependence of public policy, politics, and business. Study of political science is especially ideal for pursuing a career in law, public administration, government service, international affairs, journalism, teaching, or business.
Before you can be admitted to a minor at SPU, you need to first be admitted to a major. In addition, for the minor in Political Science, you'll need to have achieved a minimum 2.50 GPA in all Political Science courses you have taken. The application is online in Banner and is available year-round.
Course and Degree Requirements
Courses in the Political Science minor cover topics such as political philosophy, government, law, public policy, geopolitics, and international relations. Review all of the requirements for a minor in Political Science.
To earn a minor in Political Science, you will need to take at least 30 credits, including 15 upper-division credits, with at least 15 credits earned at SPU.