Political Science Minor

Student in a political science class

An Interdisciplinary Minor in Political Science

Add intellectual voltage to your primary academic interest and to your resume by adding on a political science major. This program works well to expand your career options, and is especially useful when combined with majors such as journalism, economics, history, or foreign languages.

To obtain a political science minor, 18 credits must be completed in Political Science. PLSC 101 World Politics and PLSC 111 Power and Democracy in America are required. In addition, students must complete 12 more credits selected from all Political Science courses, possibly including 3 s.h. of optional Political Science internship. At least one course must be at the 300 level or higher.

  • A minimum of 9 credits must be taken at IUP for this minor.
  • Only one minor can be declared in this department.