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Minor in Political Science


To earn a minor in political science, students must complete 15 credits, including the following:

  • POL_SC 1100, American Government (3) or an equivalent course
  • Additional political science courses totaling 12 credits with at least 6 at the 4000 level
  • No more than 3 internship credits may be included and will not count as a 4000 level
  • Nine credits must be in residence including 6 at the 4000 level
  • A grade of C- or better is required of all political science classes in either a minor or a major with an overall GPA of 2.0 or greater
  • A minor must be completed and awarded at the same time as the MU undergraduate degree 
  • Once an A&S minor is awarded, a student cannot return to MU to complete a major in the same department

To declare a minor in Political Science, fill out the online Minor Declaration Form.