Political Science Undergraduate

Minor curriculum


   Political Science Minor:  For the Political Science Minor Degree Requirements:
The proposed minor consists of 18 credit hours of coursework, at least 12 hours of POLS courses at the Junior/Senior level from the list of political science courses offered in the department. Nine hours of Junior/Senior level courses must be taken in residence at KU. Students in more than one minor offered through the political science department cannot overlap more than one course between the two minors.


Public Policy Minor:  

  • POLS 110 or POLS 111 Introduction to U.S. Politics (3)
  • POLS 320 Introduction to Public Policy (3)
  • At least 12 hours of POLS courses at the Junior/Senior level from the list below.
       9 hours of the Junior/Senior level courses must be taken in residence at KU.
       A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required

Elective Upper Division Courses (4 courses (12 credits) must be selected from this list)

  • POLS 528 Environmental Justice and Public Policy (3)
  • POLS 553 Comparative Environmental Politics (3)
  • POLS 563 Comparative Political Economy
  • POLS 566 Social Welfare, Taxation & Citizens (3)
  • POLS 613 Comparative U.S. State Politics (3)
  • POLS 614 Urban Politics (3)
  • POLS 620 The Formulation of Public Policy (3)
  • POLS 621 Public Policy Analysis (3)
  • POLS 622 Government and the Economy (3)
  • POLS 623 The Politics of Social Policy (3)
  • POLS 624 Environmental Politics and Policy (3)
  • POLS 625 Extremist Groups and Government Response (3)
  • POLS 628 The Politics of Public Health (3)
  • POLS 629 Topics in Public Policy:__________ (3)
  • POLS 630 Politics of Identity (3)
  • POLS 634 Bureaucratic Politics (3)
  • POLS 640 Politics of Reproductive Policy (3)
  • POLS 644  Justice and Public Policy in Democratic Societies
  • POLS 669  Topics in Comparative Politics - Comparative Public Policy
  • POLS 670  U.S. Foreign Policy
  • POLS 672  International Political Economy
  • POLS 673  International Organizations
  • POLS 675  Russian Foreign Policy
  • POLS 677  U.S. National Security Policy
  • POLS 493 Directed Readings (if appropriate content, 1-3)
  • POLS 496/497 Internship (if appropriate content, 3 hours)

 

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