Online Minor in Political Science


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For students in the online BA in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or U of A degree-seeking students:

In order to add this minor, students must consult their advisors for their academic majors.

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Department of Political Science

The study of political science is the traditional choice for those considering law school. Courses also provide preparation for careers in government service, including internationally oriented paths, such as the foreign service, intelligence and foreign aid, and development agencies. Political science students are also prepared for domestic political careers, such as consulting, research, polling, policy and regulatory analysis, and political campaign staff roles.

 

Courses

All students seeking a Minor in Political Science are required to complete PLSC 2003 American National Government and PLSC 2013 Introduction to Comparative Politics, as well as:

Twelve hours from the courses below (at least 9 credit hours numbered 3000 or above):

 

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education approved this graduate certificate in 2019, and it will be listed in the fall 2020 catalog of studies