Students majoring in political science are challenged to think creatively and analytically about historically and currently relevant topics. Through participation in lectures, seminars, internships, and independent studies, our students develop critical reasoning, communication, data analysis, and reflectional skills.
Many graduates go on to obtain advanced degrees in law, business, public policy, political science, and public administration. Others apply their degree to relevant career employment, pursuing work in political campaigns, lobbies, non-profit foundations, think tanks, corporations, public relations firms, news organizations, government, and international organizations.
A minor in political science with a concentration in international development (PSDV) consists of six courses, including PSDV2400 (Intro to International Development) and PSDV3200 (Development Issues and Strategies), either ECON1020 (Macroeconomics) OR POLI3450 (International Political Economy), and three electives. All of the electives must be 3000-level or above, at least one must be PSDV and at least one from the department approved list.
|PSDV 2400||Intro to Internatl Development||3|
|PSDV 3200||Develpment Issues & Strategies||3|
|ECON 1020||Intro to Macroeconomics||3|
|or POLI 3450||Global War on Terrorism|
|Select three electives, at least one in PSDV||9|
|Total Credit Hours||18|