2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science 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:
    1. Students who double minor in Political Science and International and Global Studies shall not count more than one course toward both programs.
    2. Students who major in International and Global Studies, and minor in Political Science, shall not count more than one course toward both programs, except for the following course; POS 2041 - American National Government 

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 (3 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (15 Credit Hours)

Five 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 department. 

Only three hours of credit for internships, independent study, or directed reading may be used.

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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