Political Science, Minor

Program Locations

A minor in Political Science is available is at the following locations:

About this Program

Students interested in the complexities of government can choose to complement their major with a political science minor. With a focus on Western political practices, the political science minor explores varying facets of government, such as the Constitution and presidency, while also exploring topics such as civil rights and political behavior.

The political science minor requires 18 hours of study, 12 of which must be upper level. This will fulfill the university’s minor requirement.

The political science minor will study the varying levels of government as they fulfill their minor requirement. Students can expect to take courses such as State and Local Government, American Constitutional Law, and The Presidency.


The minor requires 18 semester hours, of which 12 must be upper-level. *Three hours are included in the general education core curriculum.

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The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified and experienced faculty. 

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School of Behavioral & Social Sciences Events

September 28, 2018

Strategic Planning Listenin...

Plainview CampusStrategic Planning Listening SessionsStrengthening Image and Influence Where It CountsFacilitators - Dr. Kevin Ludlum and Dr. Bobby...
1:30pm - 3:30pm, Multi-Purpose Room - LRC

October 10, 2018

Guest Lecture by Poet Chera...

ENGL 3307, Creative Writing.  Everyone is invited.
1:45pm - 3pm, Gates Hall

October 10, 2018

Poet Chera Hammons

Hammons will provide a poetry reading from her recent book. All students and faculty are invited to attend.
4pm - 6pm, Gates Hall

October 12, 2018

Languages and Culture Festival

The Spanish Club and Sigma Tau Delta, in support with the School of Languages and Literature, will host a Languages and Culture Festival for area h...
9am - 3pm, Gates Hall

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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