Department of Political Science, Queens College
Students should take at least 18 credits in political science,
1. No fewer than two and no more than three
following introductory Courses:Political Science 100 American
Government and Politics; 101 Principles of Political Science; 102
Current Political Controversies; 103 Comparative Politics; 104
International Politics; and 105 Political Theory.
2. 9-12 elective credits (either three or four 200-level courses,
deprending on the number of 100-level courses taken)
PSCI 200 and/or a seminar are not required, but may be taken for
credit towards the minor.
Transfer students who plan to major in political science may use
up to 6 transfer credits towards the minor, regardless of the
number of political science credits earned at other institutions.
A minimum of 12 credits must be taken in the department.
Declaring a Minor in Political
All students wishing to minor in political science must
fill out a
Minor Concentration Form
, have it approved by a Political
and submit the approved form to the department
office prior to applying for
graduation. The department will
not approve students for graduation without this form.