Minor Requirements

A minor in Political Science offers students a solid grounding in the basic principles of political science, and training in more advanced coursework. The PLSI Minor makes a good complement to a variety of majors ranging from History to Communications.

Requirements for the Minor in Political Science

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Lower-Division Core (6 units)

Select two of the following courses:

  • PLSI 200: American Politics (3 Units)
  • PLSI 250: Comparative Politics (3 Units)
  • PLSI 275: Introduction to Political Theory (3 Units)

Core: 6 units

Upper-division electives in Political Science are selected in consultation with Political Science adviser to serve the student’s interests and life goals.

Electives: 12 units

Total for minor in Political Science: 18 units

PLSI Minor checklist

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