Comparative Politics - Undergraduate Minor

Students pursuing a subfield minor may count a maximum of 3 credits in an independent studies course or an internship. Students may request permission to substitute courses between subfields, subject to approval of the Department of Government undergraduate committee.

Prefix Title Credits
Required Courses
POLS 1120GAmerican National Government3
or HNRS 2174G American Politics in a Changing World
POLS 1110GIntroduction to Political Science3
or HNRS 2180G Citizen and State Great Political Issues
Select 12 additional credits, of which at least 9 are upper division, including 3 upper division courses from the same subfield.12
Total Credits18

The subfield series include courses in the 20/30 series (public administration and policy), 40/50 series (American government and politics), 60 series and HNRS 304V Dilemmas of War and Peace (international relations), 70 series (comparative politics), 80 series, including POLS 380V Contemporary World Political Ideologies (political theory), and 90 series (public law).