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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


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


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