Political Science Minor

To apply, students must have the following:

  • a declared major
  • a minimum of 45 credits overall (sophomore standing)
  • a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher 

Contact your major adviser to declare the Political Science minor. 

Requirements for the Political Science minor (30 credits total)

  • 5 credits of an introductory Pol S course chosen from Pol S 101, 201, 202, 203, 204, or 205
  • 25 credits of upper-level Pol S courses numbered 210 and above. Independent studies and internships (e.g. Pol S 496, 497, 498, and 499) do not count towards the minor.  Five credits of Pol S 497 will count towards the minor.
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA in the minor
  • Minimum of 15 credits of poltiical science courses taken at UW

If you have any questions about the minor requirements, please contact Political Science Advising