Beginning in Fall 2018, a political science minor requires you to complete 18 hours of coursework distributed as follows:

Requirement Hours
PS 100 3
Select two additional 100- or 200-level Political Science courses 6
Select three 300- or 400-level Political Science courses from courses offered on the Urbana-Champaign campus* 9
Total Hours 18

To declare a Political Science minor, students should submit an online request here to the Department of Political Science to be signed by an academic advisor.

*Courses MUST be taken on the Urbana-Champaign campus. Study abroad and transfer coursework does not apply.

Students beginning at Illinois prior to Fall 2018 have the option to follow the above curriculum or the old minor curriculum. The old minor curriculum can be found below.