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    Political Science Education Minor

    (Teacher certification programs)

    18 credits

    POL 101American National Government3
    Select two courses from:6
    Contemporary Global Issues 1
    Comparative Politics
    International Relations
    Political Theory
    Political Inquiry and Analysis
    Select nine credits of electives at the 300/400 level in political science (POL) or public policy (PUB 330, PUB 332, PUB 334, PUB 338). 29
    Total Credits18
    1

    Students may not take POL 202 Contemporary Global Issues (3 cr.) if they have already taken ANT 202ECO 202GEO 202HIS 202, or SOC 202 Contemporary Global Issues (3 cr.). Instead, political science education minors would need to choose two other courses from those listed.

    2

    Excluding POL 408 Teaching and Learning History & Social Studies in the Secondary School (4 cr.).

    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.