Student Learning Outcomes
Students graduating from this program will:
- critically evaluate their political and social environment.
- obtain an understanding of the workings of government and politics.
- develop skills in critical thinking, analysis and communication.
A minor in political science requires the successful completion of 18 hours of coursework within the discipline. At least 9 hours must be at the 300- to 400-level. In addition, at least 9 hours must be earned at UMKC. Only courses in which a grade of C- or better is earned will count towards the minor. It is advisable for students to talk with the department advisor regarding course selection as some are offered on a rotation basis.
|Parties and Interest Groups|
|Politics In The American States|
|Campaigns And Elections|
|Social Networks in Politics|
|The Politics Of Social Security|
|Constitutional Law: The Federal System|
|Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties|
|Labor, Politics and Society|
|Presidential Power: foundations, Growth, Issues|
|Politics of Developing Countries|
|Terrorism And Political Violence|
|Western European Politics|
|Latin American Politics|
|Congress and Parliaments|
|Politics Of The Middle East|
|Seminar in Comparative Politics|
|American Foreign Policy|
|Global Issues in a Changing World|
|Latin America and International Relations|
|Conflict Resolution and Cooperation|
|International Politics In Europe|
|Concepts in International Relations|
|Western Political Philosophy|
|Contemporary Political Thought|
|American Political Thought|