The minor in political science from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers students exposure to skills and knowledge that help them participate effectively as citizens in a democratic political system and flourish in the rapidly developing globalization of the world's political institutions, cultures and economies. The minor aims to provide students with an introduction to the tools and skills necessary to make connections linking theory with real-world problems and issues.
Career opportunities for students with experience in political science include the judiciary branch of government, local and national newspapers, local, state and national government and nonprofit organizations and multinational corporations. Please note, students may only apply to a minor in combination with an existing degree program. Please speak with your academic advisor to ensure this minor is applicable with your major.