Political Science Minor

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

(21 semester hours)

Take this course first
POL 241American Political System3
Additional courses
Select at least one of the following: 13
Political Thinking
Comparative Politics
Public Administration
World Politics
Select at least nine semester hours in political science at 300 level or above9
Select additional hours in political science at 200 level or above6
Total Credit Hours21

 These courses are prerequisites to corresponding 300-400 level courses.

A minimum 2.00 GPA is required in all POL hours. All courses must be taken for a grade. At least 12 hours applied to the minor must be taken at Miami. Students are encouraged to consult with a faculty advisor when selecting courses.