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Minor in Political Science

The Minor in Political Science is available to any non-Political Science major.


A minimum of 21 units which must include:

Take one of the following courses:

  • POSC 100 Introduction to American Government (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: GE A1 requirement.
  • POSC 391 American Government (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirement.

Take the following course:

  • POSC 300 Scope and Methods of Political Science (3)
    Prerequisite: POSC 100.

Fifteen Elective units in POSC:

  • No more than three units may be lower division.
  • May include three units of one approved political science internship from the following : POSC 418, POSC 447, POSC 448, POSC 496, or POSC 498.
  • May include no more than three units (each) of POSC 378 and POSC 417.

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