2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 19, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science/Prelaw Minor

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College of Sciences
Department of Political Science,
Howard Phillips Hall, Room: 302
Email: politics@ucf.edu

Dr. Roger Handberg
Phone: 407-823-2608

Minor Admission Requirements

  • Double major/dual degree policy in Political Science programs and minors:
  • 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:

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 Department of Political Science.

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; GEO 3471  or INR 4008  are Political Science courses; see the Political Science Major  description for a list of courses that may be offered by the department).

Only three hours of the following course may be counted:

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the minor without prior departmental permission.

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