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 Pol S minor. 

Requirements for the Political Science minor (30 credits total)

  • 5 credits of an introductory Pol S course (Pol S 101, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205 or equivalent)
  • 25 credits of upper-division Pol S courses numbered 210 and above (Pol S 496, 497B, 498, and 499 do not count towards the minor.  Five credits of Pol S 497A will count towards the minor.)
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA in the minor
  • 15 credits of Pol S courses taken at UW

For a description of political science courses, visit http://www.washington.edu/students/crscat/polisci.html.

If you have any questions about the minor requirements, please contact us by email (polsadvc@uw.edu) or stop by our office in 215 Smith Hall.