Stefan M. Brooks, PhD, Program Coordinator
J. L. Turner Leadership Center, Room 108A
(270) 384-8183 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Political Science program will enable students to understand
the philosophy of structure of the United States Constitution and
Government with particular emphasis on how it protects liberty and
The Political Science program is designed to prepare graduates
for careers in the legal profession and/or government (as
politicians, political advisors, staff members, bureaucrats,
etc.). The program is also appropriate for those planning on
attending graduate school in political science.
Some courses taken for the minor will simultaneously fulfill
general education requirements. Please see the Graduation
Requirements (bachelor's degrees) section of this catalog for
information on the general education program.
Students should note that the minor contributes between 9 and 12
hours toward the required 39 hours of 3000-4000 level
Program Requirements: 21
Along with the general education program and a major, students
must complete the minor's core requirements and select program
electives as indicated.
A. Core Requirements: 15 hours
- United States Government (POSC 1003) -- 3 hours
- Modern & Contemporary Political Thought (POSC 2103) -- 3
- U.S. Constitutional Law (CRJS 3213) -- 3 hours
- World Civilization II: 1500 to Present (HIST 2243) -- 3
- U.S. Legislatures (POSC 3103) -- 3 hours
B. Program Electives (select from the
following): 6 hours
- Classical Political Thought (POSC 3203) -- 3 hours
- American Political Thought (POSC 4103) -- 3 hours
- Any Special Topics courses offered in political science
course meeting the program coordinator's approval.