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Political Science - Minor

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Political Science

Location: MAIN 320
Phone: (435) 797-1306
Fax: (435) 797-3751

Students can obtain a minor in political science by completing a total of 18 credits in the field.

Minimum GPA for Admission: 2.5, minor; 2.5, Career
Minimum GPA for Graduation: 2.5, minor courses; 2.5, USU
Minimum Grade Accepted: C- in minor courses

Credits taken for Political Science Major or Minor Requirements may not be used to fulfill requirements of other majors and minors without departmental approval.

Electives (9 credits)

Any upper-division Political Science courses can be used to complete the minor and fulfill this requirement with two exceptions:

  • Not more than three credits in Directed Readings courses ( ) can apply to this requirement
  • Not more than three credits in Political Science Internship courses (POLS 5900 ,  ,  ,   and  ) can apply to this requirement