Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Slippery Rock University

Political Science, Minor

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

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Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher

Minor Requirements

  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Minor Requirement
Select six courses of the following; no more than nine (9) of the eighteen (18) credits may be in any one of the Area Elective blocks:18
American Political Institutions
American National Government
State and Local Government
Law and Courts
The Presidency
The Congress
Political Theory and Thought
Foundations of Political Science
Introduction to Political Theory
Seminar in Democracy
Utopian Experiments: Issues of Gender and Power
International Relations and Politics
International Relations
Foreign Policy
The United Nations and International Law
Transnational Terrorism
International Political Economy
National and International Security: Problems and Issues
Comparative Politics
Introduction to Comparative Politics
Latin American Politics and Development
Public Policy and Law
Introduction to Public Policy
Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Policy Analysis and Evaluation
Using Evidence to Solve Public Problems
Political Behavior
Organized Political Action
Campaigns & Elections
Research Methods
Public Opinion and Political Attitudes
Assessing Public Opinion
Political Learning
The Political Film
Politics of Race
Seminar in Religion and Politics
Gay and Lesbian Politics
Politics of Developing Areas
Campaign Management & Strategy
Women and Politics

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Fall 2019
Revised 10-2019
UCC 9.10.2019