Sep 25, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science Minor

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The minor in Political Science is available to students in any major and will introduce students to the process of political inquiry and institutions as the international, federal, state and local levels.

Minor Requirements

A minor in Political Science requires the completion of a minimum of 18 credit hours.

Total Minor Credit Hours: 18

Minor Elective Credit Hours: 18

Students must choose 6 credit hours from the following list.

GPA Requirements

Minimum 2.0 in the minor.

Grading Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required in all core coursework.

A maximum of three (3) credits of S/U coursework may be counted toward the minor.

Residency Requirement

Students must have nine (9) hours of minor courses in residency at USF.

Students must complete a minimum of 2 USF courses (6 credit hours) at the 3000+ level that are not used to meet requirements in their academic major or other minors.

Advising Information

USF students schedule advising appointments online through USF Archivum Platform. Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester to discuss courses planning, degree progression, and career preparation.

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