A minor in the Department of Political Science is particularly suited to students with a major in a related social science discipline, such as International Relations, History, Sociology, or Economics. Of course, it may be of interest to students in other departments as well.


Total Political Science Credits

18 credits

9 credits at 300-level or above

At least 9 credits must be in upper-division courses (numbered 300 or above) taken at UWM.

Course Breadth

Students must complete courses from at least two of the four areas of study:

  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory

GPA Requirements

Students must attain a 2.000 GPA in all political science courses, including any transfer work, and a 2.5 GPA in all political science courses taken at UWM.