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Minor Requirements

The political science minor is designed for those students who wish to supplement their major field of study with valuable political knowledge.

Summary of Requirements for the Political Science Minor

Select three of the following**:

ECO 101 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS*
POL 105 THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE
POL 201 COMPARATIVE POLITICS
POL 205 WORLD POLITICS
POL 206 MODEL UNITED NATIONS
POL 210 INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL STUDIES
POL 220 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
POL 250 POLITICAL ISSUES AND PUBLIC POLICY
POL 288 POLITICAL PARTIES, CAMPAIGNS, & ELECTIONS
POL 297 INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT

Select four of the following**:

POL 302 ARKANSAS STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
POL 315 U.S. FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY
POL 346 INTERNATIONAL LAW AND ORGANIZATIONS
POL 347 AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
POL 349 THE GERMAN POLITICAL AND CULTURAL TRADITION
POL 351 ANCIENT POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
POL 353 MODERN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
POL 358 MODERN RUSSIA
POL 368 ASIAN POLITICS
POL 370 POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PUBLIC ISSUES
POL 371 THE MIDDLE EAST
POL 380 CIVIL LIBERTIES
POL 382 SPECIAL TOPICS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE
POL 399 POLITICAL SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES COURSE: VARIABLE TOPICS
POL 450 DIRECTED STUDY
POL 455 SENIOR SEMINAR
POL 460 PRACTICUM IN POLITICS

*Students may use this course to satisfy Core requirements.
**Students must select courses from at least two of the political science subfields: American government, comparative politics, international relations, and political philosophy.