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The Minor(s)

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:
    • Communication 319 or Journalism 211
    • Political Science 101 or 115
    • Political Science 105 or 108
  • 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:
    • 9 credits from the following:
      • History 369
      • Political Science 310, 315, 321, 329, 335, 350, 365, 380
      • Sociology 311, 342

2. International Track:

    •  9 credits from the following:
      • Anthropology 338, 380
      • Political Science 301, 303, 328, 329, 386, 388, 393
      • Sociology 347
    • 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
      • 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:
    • Accounting 403, 404
    • Anthropology: 338
    • Business 320, 321
    • Criminal Justice 218, 270, 319, 328, 331, 347, 348
    • Finance 320, 351
    • Human Services 415
    • Journalism 412
    • Management & Human Resources 387
    • Philosophy 330, 345
    • Political Science 302, 305, 306, 308, 315, 316, 321, 323, 330, 342, 354
    • Public Administration 307
    • Radio-TV-Film 313
    • Sociology 351, 353, 373
    • Urban Planning 317
    • Women and Gender Studies 342, 370

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