Political Science Minor
When you minor in Political Science, you gain a greater understanding of the history of the American government and how it has evolved.
This minor introduces you to different aspects of our government and how they work, international relations, and more.
You will also gain exposure to studies politics, power, government, and public policies within the United States. You will learn about different behaviors in politics and understand how government activity takes place in a politically powerful world.
You will also be introduced to real-world issues that are affecting communities and cultures around the world, such as health care, globalization, climate change, human rights, and more.
Benefits of a Political Science Minor
- Learn how politics and global issues intersect
- Understand the basics of politics and how all of the different aspects connect
Castleton University also offers a Political Science degree program.
Political Science Minor Requirements
These requirements are from an excerpt from the University Academic Catalog, which outlines the requirements for a student to earn the distinction of being a Castleton University graduate. The complete catalog is available online.
The Political Science Minor is offered by the HGEP Department. Upon completion of the minor, students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the sources and exercise of power.
Complete 18 credits in Political Science, chosen in consultation with the Political Science Coordinator. No more than 6 credits in courses cross-listed in Political Science (POS) may be used to fulfill the Politics Minor requirements.