To earn a minor in Political Science, students must complete a minimum of 20 semester hours, at least eight of which must be 400-level course work taken at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Required hours vary depending on whether courses are taken at UIS or at a previously attended college.
Core Courses (9 Hours)
Three of the following six courses:
PSC/LES 201 Introduction to the American Political System (3 Hrs.)
PSC/LES 202 Introduction to the American Legal System (3 Hrs.)
PSC 325 Introduction to Political Philosophy (3 Hrs.)
PSC 371 ECCE: Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Hrs.)
PSC 373 ECCE: Introduction to International Relations (3 Hrs.)
PSC 451 Empirical Political Analysis ( 3 Hrs.)
PSC Electives (11-12 Hours)
No fewer than 2 courses should be taken at 400-level.
The chair of the Political Science Department, Dr. Adriana Crocker, serves as the advisor for all minors. Contact Dr. Crocker at email@example.com for minor advising.