May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science Minor

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The minor in Political Science is designed for students who want an understanding of the development of national and international public policies. 


Choose electives courses from upper-division HIST and PLSC courses in consultation with advisor to fulfill the 21-credit requirement.

Minor Requirements for Secondary Certification- 33

For students seeking secondary teacher certification. For more information regarding Teacher Certification with a minor see the department of Teaching, Learning & Curriculum

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates from this program will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of key historical facts, values, and ideas that have shaped governments throughout history.
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct independent research to construct arguments based on data and political science method.
  • Critically examine and evaluate political developments from a Seventh-day Adventist/Christian worldview.
  • Explore and engage in the political science profession with personal interaction, research tools, and academic scholarship.
  • Demonstrate competence in oral/written communication, presenting ideas, perspectives, and arguments in an effective manner.

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