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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Penn State Harrisburg

Political Science Minor (PL SC)

Contact: Altoona College, Dan DiLeo,; Capital College, Steve Peterson,; Penn State Berks, Randy Newnham,; Penn State Fayette, Brad Whitsel,; College of the Liberal Arts, James Piazza,

The Political Science minor consists of 18 credits with at least one course in each of the following Political Science areas: American, theory/methodology, comparative, and international relations. Six (6) of these 18 credits must be at the 400 level.

When electing this minor, the student should have junior (fifth-semester) standing. Special attention should be given to the fact that courses used to satisfy general education, degree requirements, electives, and major requirements may also be used to satisfy minor requirements.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


Select 18 credits in Political Science (at least 6 credits at the 400 level) (Sem: 3-8)
Include at least one course in each of the following areas: American, Comparative, International Relations, and Theory


Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1999

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-01-056

Review Date: 11/10/03