Minor in Political Science

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”
— Plato

Political Science Minor (18 credits)

Minor requirements include a total of 9 credits from the following three-credit courses: U.S. National Politics, Comparative or World Politics, and History of Political Ideas or Quantitative Political Analysis; along with 9 credits of elective courses in U.S. Politics, Law, Public Policy, World Affairs, and an Advanced Writing Requirement Seminar.

Program Requirements

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about political science at SUNY Plattsburgh please contact

Harvey Schantz, Chairperson
Office: Hawkins 149, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh NY 12901
Phone: (518) 564-5830
Fax: (518) 564-4124 or 564-3842
Email: schanthl@plattsburgh.edu