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Political Science Minor

A Political Science Minor provides a strong understanding of United States government and policy and world politics.

This minor requires 18 total credits:

  • 9 required (U.S. Government and Politics, World Politics, Advanced American Government and Public Policy)
  • 9 electives, allowing you to tailor the program to your personal interests

The Undergraduate Catalog details specific course requirements.

Students with intended career paths that involve governmental policy or regulation would especially benefit from pursuing a Political Science Minor.

Join the Political Science Club to connect and engage in the debate about politics and current events. Members of the club organize and participate in non-partisan political activities, take field trips to Washington, D.C., and become involved in fun events relating to the world of politics.

Information about declaring a minor is available through the Registrar’s Office.

Contact the Political Science Department 424 Grove Hall, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1718