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American Politics (Minor)

A minor concentration in American Politics offers a survey of American political institutions and behavior. It provides an opportunity to explore in depth a specific topic of interest which complements an individual course of study.​

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
PSC 120THE AMERICAN POLITICAL SYSTEM4
Select three 200-level courses from the following:12
PSC 211
POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY
PSC 213
POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION
PSC 214
POLITICS AND MULTICULTURALISM
PSC 216
AMERICAN POLITICAL CULTURE
PSC 217
WOMEN AND POLITICS
PSC 218
AFRICAN-AMERICAN POLITICS
PSC 219
TOPICS IN POLITICAL CULTURE
PSC 220
THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY
PSC 221
CONGRESS AND THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
PSC 222
POLITICAL PARTIES AND ELECTIONS
PSC 223
URBAN POLITICS
PSC 224
BUREAUCRACY AND POLITICS
PSC 225
STATE POLITICS
PSC 229
TOPICS IN AMERICAN POLITICS
PSC 260
LAW AND THE POLITICAL SYSTEM
PSC 282
POLITICAL ACTION AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
PSC 286
CAMPAIGNS AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
PSC 288
BIKING, POLITICS AND POLICY
Select two 300-level courses from the following:8
PSC 310
POLITICAL CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT
PSC 312
CREATING CHANGE: CONTEMPORARY GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL & TRANSGENDERED POLITICS
PSC 315
INTERNET, TECHNOLOGY, AND POLITICS
PSC 316
RELIGION, NATIONALISM AND POLITICS
PSC 319
ADVANCED TOPICS IN POLITICAL CULTURE
PSC 321
MASS MEDIA AND AMERICAN POLITICS
PSC 322
URBAN POLICYMAKING
PSC 323
CHICAGO GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
PSC 324
INEQUALITY IN AMERICAN SOCIETY
PSC 326
IDEOLOGY, ECONOMICS AND POLICY
PSC 327
PUBLIC OPINION
PSC 328
ADVANCED TOPICS IN AMERICAN POLITICS
PSC 329
ADVANCED TOPICS IN PUBLIC POLICY
PSC 330
AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
PSC 362
THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

Students majoring in Political Science (BA) or minoring in International Politics or Public Law/Political Thought are restricted from earning this minor.

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