Political Science (Minor)


This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2023–Spring 2024 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Political Science
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Political Science
Academic Plan Code(s): POLSMINOR

Program Requirements

POLS 201Introduction to American Government and Politics 3
or POLS 202 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS Electives 1, 218
Minimum Total Hours21

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 


15 hours must be at the 300-level or above.


No more than 3 hours of POLS 430POLS 510POLS 511 and/or POLS 512 may count toward the minor.