Project Description

College of Arts and Letters

Minor in Political Science:

The minor in Political Science is comprised of courses that contribute to the understanding of American politics, comparative politics, and international relations.

A minor in Political Science requires a minimum of 15 credits (12 of which must be taken at FAU) in Political Science courses, including POS 2041 (The Government of the U.S.) and 4 upper-division courses (12 credits) with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

Students who enter Florida Atlantic University with less than 30 credits must complete Introductory Statistics (STA 2023).

Required Core Course (3 credits)

Students must take the following course:

Course # Course Title Credits
POS 2041 Government of the USA 3


Electives ā€“ 12 credits

Choose 4 of the following online courses:

Course # Course Title Credits
CPO 3003 Comparative Politics 3
POS 4024 US Immigration Policy 3
POS 4609 The Judicial Process 3
POS 3691 Law and American Society 3
POS 4204 Public Opinion and American Pol 3
POS 4931 Environmental Law and Policy (Special Topics) 3