The Minor(s)

  1. Political Science Minor

  • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

  • Required Courses: 9 units (crs.)

    • Political Science: Political Science 101, 105, 115.

  • Other Requirements: 15 units (crs.) in Political Science to include at least one course from three of the first four different subfields in Groups One through Four of the Course Offerings. Group Five-Public Administration courses and Group Six-Special courses will continue to count toward the Political Science Minor as electives.

  • Comment: No more than three units (crs.) in Independent Study and no more than three units (crs.) of Special Topics/Trial Courses may be applied to the Minor.

  • Civic Engagement Minor

    • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

    • Required Courses:

      • Political Science 108

      • Communication 319 or Journalism 211

      • One of the following:

        • an internship experience (3 crs. min.) approved by the civic engagement emphasis coordinator

        • a service learning experience (3 crs. min.) approved by the civic engagement emphasis coordinator (Interdisciplinary Studies 366 or 367)

        • a semester long study abroad experience (3 crs. min.) which has been taken for UW Oshkosh credit and approved by the civic engagement emphasis coordinator

      • One of the following two tracks:

        • 1. Domestic Track:

          • Political Science 105

          • One of the following:

            • Political Science 310, 321, 335, 365

          • One of the following:

            • History 369

            • Sociology 311, 342

          • One of the following:
            • Political Science 329, 350, 380

          2. International Track:

          • One of the following:

            • Political Science 101, 115

          • One of the following:

            • Anthropology 338, 380

            • Sociology 347

          • One of the following:

            • Political Science 303, 326, 388

          • One of the following:

            • Political Science 328, 329, 393

    • Electives: Students must take one course (3 crs.) from the following list:

      • Business 321, 450

      • Criminal Justice 358

      • Communication 338, 422

      • Economics 307, 319, 339

      • Educational Foundations 408, 412

      • Environmental Studies 326, 355, 375, 450

      • Geography 321, 414

      • Health 315

      • History 326, 355, 385, 386

      • Human Services 340, 377

      • International Studies 308

      • Nursing 437

      • Philosophy 311, 330

      • Political Science 326, 393

      • Public Administration 307, 361, 364

      • Religious Studies 381

      • Social Work 333

      • Sociology 311, 351

      • Special Education 414

      • Urban Planning 317

      • Women's Studies 303, 370

  • Law and Policy Minor

    The Law and Policy minor is an interdisciplinary minor that provides a strong foundation in legal and policy studies. 

        • Required Units (crs): 21 minimum
        • Required Courses:
          • Political Science 253, 392
        • Other Requirements: 15 credits from the following elective courses. No more than six credits of elective courses may be taken in the same department:
          • Anthropology: 338
          • Business 320, 321, 336, 338, 360, 367, 403, 404, 422
          • Criminal Justice 218, 270, 319, 328, 347, 348
          • Human Services 415
          • Journalism 412
          • Philosophy 330, 345
          • Political Science 302, 305, 306, 308, 316, 321, 323, 330
          • Public Administration 307
          • Radio-TV-Film 313
          • Sociology 351, 353, 373
          • Urban Planning 317
          • Women's Studies 331, 370

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