2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

The Department of Socology, Political Science, Native American Studies and Environmental Studies, cont'd

Minor in Political Science
Minor Options:

General Emphasis

Requirements Credits
*PSCI 210 Introduction to American Government 3
*PSCI 220 Introduction to Comparative Government 3
*PSCI 230 Introduction to International Relations 3
PSCI 351 Political Philosophy
OR PSCI 342 Media, Public Opinion, Polling
3
Total required course credits 12
Restricted Electives
Nine credits chosen from the following courses in consultation with a Political Science advisor and with the approval of the Chairperson of the Department of Sociology, Political Science, Native American Studies and Environmental Studies.  Substitutions must be approved by the Political Science advisor and the Chairperson of the Department.
PSCI 215 Introduction to Political Parties& Elections 3
PSCI 218 Introduction to American Presidency 3
PSCI 240 Introduction to Public Administration 3
PSCI 260 Introduction to State and Local Government 3
PSCI 294/494 Seminar/Workshop 1-6
PSCI 333 Comparative Government 3
PSCI 335 American Foreign Policy 3
PSCI 342 Media, Public Opinion, Polling (if not taken as a required course) 3
PSCI 351 Political Philosophy (if not taken as a required course) 3
PSCI/NASX 419 Federal Indian Policy 3
PSCI 464 Local Government Administration 3
PSCI 472/HSTA 480 Constitutional Law:  Civil Liberties 3
PSCI 473/HSTA 481 Constitutional Law:  Powers and Structures 3
PSCI 491 Special Topics 3
PSCI 492 Independent Study 1-5
PSCI 498 Internship/Cooperative Education 1-6
Total Restricted Electives V 9-15
The total number of elective credits required for the minor will be determined by the number of courses a student elects to take which fulfill both the General Education requirements and the minor requirements.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor.
Total minimum credits required for minor 21
*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Public Administration Emphasis

Required Courses Credits
*PSCI 210 Introduction to American Government 3
PSCI 240 Introduction to Public Administration 3
PSCI 260 Introduction to State and Local Government 3
PSCI 464 Local Government Administration 3
Total required course credits 12
Restricted Electives
Select nine credits - One course from each of the following areas chosen in consultation with a Political Science advisor and with the approval of the Chairperson of the Department of Sociology, Political Science, Native American Studies and Environmental Studies.  Substitutions must be approved by the Political Science advisor and the Chairperson of the Department.
American Politics
PSCI 215 Introduction to Political Parties& Elections 3
PSCI 218 Introduction to American Presidency 3
PSCI 342 Media, Public Opinion, Polling 3
International Relations
*PSCI 230 Introduction to International Relations 3
PSCI 333 Comparative Government 3
PSCI 335 American Foreign Policy 3
Legal Studies
PSCI/NASX 419 Federal Indian Policy 3
PSCI 472/HSTA 480 Constitutional Law:  Civil Liberties 3
PSCI 473/HSTA 481 Constitutional Law:  Powers and Structures 3
PSCI 491 Special Topics 3
Total Restricted Electives Courses credits
The total number of elective credits required for the minor will be determined by the number of courses a student elects to take which fulfill both the General Education requirements and the minor requirements.  Electives should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor.
9
Total minimum credits required for minor 21

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

Pre-Law Emphasis

Required Courses Credits
*PSCI 210 Introduction to American Government 3
*PSCI 230 Introduction to International Relations 3
PSCI 260 Introduction to State and Local Government 3
PSCI 351 Political Philosophy 3
Total Required Course credits 12
Restrictive Electives
Nine credits chosen in consultation with the Pre-Law advisor and with the approval of the Chairperson of the Department of Sociology, Political Science, Native American Studies and Environmental Studies.  Substitutions must be approved by the Pre-Law advisor and the Chairperson of the Department.
Two courses selected from the following:
NASX 379 Federal Indian Law 3
PSCI 472/HSTA 480 Constitutional Law:  Civil Liberties 3
PSCI 473/HSTA 481 Constitutional Law:  Powers and Structures 3
PSCI 491 Special Topics 3
Total 6
One course selected from the following:
*SOCI 201 Social Problems 3
SOCI 311 Criminology 3
SOCI 330 Juvenile Delinquency 3
PSCI/NASX 419 Federal Indian Policy 3
Total 3
Total minimum credits required for minor 21

*May satisfy General Education requirements.

Certain courses in this program have prerequisites; students should check the course descriptions for required prerequisites.

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