Political Science

(21 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Political Science, 218 Harrison Hall (513-529-2000).

If you are not majoring in political science, this minor offers you an opportunity to satisfy an interest, strengthen your degree, or enhance your preparation for a career or further education.

This minor is not open to students with a major in the Department of Political Science.

Program Requirements

Take this course first:

POL 241 American Political System (4)

Take at least one of the following (which are prerequisites to corresponding 300-400 level courses):

POL 201 Political Thinking (4)

POL 221 Modern World Governments (4)

POL 261 Public Administration (4)

POL 271 World Politics (4)

Choose at least nine semester hours from other political science courses at the 300 level or above. Additional POL hours at the 200 level or above to complete 21 hours. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required in all POL hours. All courses must be taken for a grade. At least 12 hrs. applied to the minor must be taken at Miami. Students are encouraged to consult with a faculty adviser when selecting courses.

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