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2022-2023 Shepherd University Catalog 
2022-2023 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science Minor

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The learning outcomes of the Political Science program are as follows:

  1. To facilitate student learning of core political science knowledge, skills, and values.
  2. To foster global and local civic awareness and participation in all students.
  3. To provide opportunities for students to engage in original research, meaningful public service, and practical experiential learning activities.
  4. To prepare students for post-graduate study and diverse employment opportunities in the public and private sectors.

Curriculum for a Minor in Political Science

Specific Core Curriculum requirement:  take PSCI 100  to fulfill Social Sciences area.

Total hours required, 18 Hours:

Required courses, 9 Hours

Elective courses, 9 Hours:

  • 300- or 400-level courses in political science, 9cr.**


*PSCI 101  may be accepted as a substitute for PSCI 200 .

** No more than six hours of PSCI 443 - Internship in Government , can be counted toward the political science major or minor (additional internship hours will be considered as general electives).


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