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    Political Science Education Minor

    (Teacher certification programs)

    21 credits

    POL 101American National Government3
    or POL 102 State and Local Government
    POL 201Introduction to Political Science3
    POL 202Contemporary Global Issues3
    or POL 234 Comparative Political Systems
    POL 495Seminar3
    Select one of the following:3
    Legislative Process
    Political Parties
    Constitutional Law II: The First Amendment
    Constitutional Law III: Racial, Gender and Targeted Group Discrimination
    Constitutional Law VI: Criminal Procedure
    Electives in political science 16
    Total Credits21

    Excluding POL 408

    Teacher certification candidates must also complete GEO 200 Conservation of Global Environments (3 cr.) and EFN 200 Cooperatives (1 cr.) to fulfill statutory licensing requirements (credits do not count toward the political science education minor); in addition, early adolescence-adolescence candidates must also complete POL 408 Teaching and Learning History & Social Studies in the Secondary School (4 cr.) unless a major in social studies education (broad field), geography education, history education, or sociology education is completed.