POLITICAL SCIENCE MINOR

Political Science Minor Check Sheet

The Political Science minor provides a customizable array of political science courses to complement most majors and career plans.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of courses acceptable for major credit in Political Science, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level. Note that the introductory survey course (P SC 1113) does not count toward this total.


PUBLIC AFFAIRS & ADMINISTRATION MINOR

Public Affairs & Administration Minor Check Sheet

The Public Affairs and Administration minor focuses on the administrative side of political science and is perfect for those considering careers public service, public policy, and managing public organizations.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of courses acceptable for major credit in Public Affairs and Administration, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.


ELECTIONS & CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT MINOR

Elections & Campaign Management Minor Check Sheet

The Elections and Campaign Management minor provides a concentrated education in campaigns and voter behavior. It is ideal for those who want to work in or around politics.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of coursework, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.


NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES MINOR

Nonprofit Organizational Studies Minor Check Sheet

Nonprofit Organizational Studies focuses on nonprofit management and development. It is perfect for those interested in a career in charitable service, philanthropy, or leadership in nonprofit management.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete at least 18 credit hours, including at least nine (9) credit hours at the upper-division level.


NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS MINOR

Non-Governmental Organizations Minor Check Sheet

The Non-Governmental Organizations minor provides an international approach to nonprofits. It is ideal for those interested in international agencies, policy advocacy, or human rights.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of coursework, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.


INTELLIGENCE & NATIONAL SECURITY MINOR

Intelligence & National Security Minor Check Sheet

The Intelligence & National Security minor is ideal for anyone interested in intelligence analytics and strategy. It is ideal for students who want to work with the engineering and problem-solving of network security, or the fundamentals of terrorism.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Students must successfully complete at least 18 hours of coursework, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.

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GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL MINORS

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/No Pass.


No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Department of Political Science.

 The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements. No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree. Minors in the College are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.