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Political Science Minor

Political Science Minor

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MINOR PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Program Requirements:

Political ScienceĀ is a minimum 30 credit hour minor. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the minor, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the minor.

Students must complete at least 20 graded credits in upper division courses counting toward the minor

A minimum of 10 credit hours counting toward the minor must be completed at Eastern Oregon University.


PROGRAM REQUIRED COURSES: 20 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
POLS 101American National Government [SSC, UWR, DPD]5
POLS 221International Relations [SSC, UWR, DPD]5
POLS 340Politics and Media [SSC, UWR]5

Choose one of the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
POLS 407Capstone5
POLS 450Applied Policy Analysis [UWR]5

REQUIRED ELECTIVES: 10 credit hours

A minimum of 10 credits in upper division Political Science courses.:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
POLS 310Selected Topics1 to 6
POLS 314State & Local Government [UWR]5Any lower division political science course
POLS 315Globalization and Beer2
POLS 316Politics and Beer2
POLS 317Beer and Tourism2
POLS 318The American Dream2
POLS 320The Presidency5
POLS 340Budgetary Politics & Process [SSC, UWR]5
POLS 350Public Policy [SSC]5
POLS 352Politics and Media [UWR]5
POLS 353Community & Regional Planning [UWR]5
POLS 354Public Personnel Management [UWR]5
POLS 381Jurisprudence [UWR]5
POLS 382Constitutional Law [UWR]5
POLS 383Civil Liberties [UWR]5
POLS 384Administrative Law & Process3
POLS 402Selected Topics1 to 5
POLS 409Field Placement1 to 15
POLS 410Selected Topics1 to 5
POLS 477Gambling Policy [UWR]5
POLS 480Political Science Education1 to 3

Students pursuing both the Political Science and Public Administration minors may apply POLS 101 to both minors. No other courses can overlap and apply to both minors. Students also must complete both POLS 407 and POLS 450.

Students pursuing both the Political Science and Public Policy minors may apply POLS 101 to both minors. No other courses can overlap and apply to both minors. Students also must complete both POLS 407 and POLS 450.

Students pursuing both the Political Science and Pre-Law minors may apply POLS 101 to both minors. No other courses can overlap and apply to both minors.

Total credits required for major: 30

If the requirements for the minor are not met at the time of graduation, the minor will not be awarded.
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Last update January 2015