2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science, Prelaw Minor

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College of Sciences
School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs
Howard Phillips Hall (HPH), Room: 302
Email: politics@ucf.edu

Dr. Roger Handberg
Phone: 407-823-2608

Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor.

  • Grades below “C” (2.0) in lower level courses are not accepted.

  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF within the School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs.

  • Double major/dual degree policy in Political Science programs and minors (Note: The myKnight Audit cannot capture overlapping courses between two or more programs; therefore, students should have their program reviewed by the School before filing for graduation.):

    • Students who double minor in Political Science/Prelaw and International and Global Studies shall not count more than one course toward both programs.

    • Students who major in International and Global Studies, and minor in Political Science/Prelaw shall not count more than one course toward both programs, except the following: ​POS 2041 - American National Government  Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite Courses

  • Most courses for this minor will have prerequisites completed as a part of a student’s GEP requirement, as general electives, or a student can enroll into courses with consent of instructor.

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Restricted Upper Division Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Three upper division political science courses (courses with prefixes CPO, INR, POS, POT, and PUP; and GEO 3471 , which is also a Political Science course.

See the Political Science Major  description for a list of courses that may be offered by the school).

Only three hours of credit for internships, independent study, or directed reading may be counted:

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the minor without prior school permission.

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