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Minor in Politics

The minor in politics enables students majoring in either business or liberal arts to focus in selected areas of the study of governmental policy.  Areas of study may include topics such as American or International government, politics, and policy.  A Politics minor enhances studies of and careers in marketing, management, public policy, organizational behavior, business communication, human resources, and consulting.


Four GLS courses in political science from the list below, one of which must be at the 200 level or above.  (Note: Students may not double-count the Government Gen Ed Course towards the minor)


Course List

GLS Number


100 US Government & Politics
102 Comparative Government & Politics
105 US State and Local Government & Politics
116 International Relations
205 Social Policy: Privitization of Public Benefits
226 US Foreign Policy
230 Politics and Public Policy
236 Campaigns and Elections
242 Current Political Issues
243 The Developing World
248 Business and Politics of the News Media
250 Contemporary Latin America
262 Politics in the Middle East
270 Contemporary Europe
272 European Politics and Integration
303 Democratization
312 International Organizations
316 International Politics
335 Contemporary Issues in Global Politics
349 The Politics of International Business
403 Model United Nations
404 Seminar in Global Studies
405 Seminar in Government
421 Internship in Government


All minors must be declared via MyBentley and approved by the coordinator.