Minor in Political Science

Prerequisites, when required, are listed in the individual course descriptions. Prior consultation with the instructor of any advanced course is invited. Students wishing to pursue a major or minor in political science are requested to declare the major or minor with the department chair as soon as possible. All political science courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Minimum of 20 semester hours, including POLS 151

Minor programs should be planned in consultation with the departmental chair or a designated adviser.


A minimum of 12 semester hours for the major and 8 semester hours for the minor must be taken in residence at PLU.

Pre-Law Advising

For information, see Pre-Professional Programs section of the catalog.