You may already have a major but you're still looking for a useful minor to round out your studies. A minor in Political Science is a good choice, whether you're majoring in biology, art, or even computer sciences.

A grade of C or better is required in all courses applied to the minor. At least six hours of the minor must be completed at UAB, including three hours at the 300-level or above.


All program requirements and courses are outlined in the UAB Undergraduate Catalog.

The minor requirements consist of 3 credit hours of PSC 101: Introduction to American Government, 6 hours of introductory political science courses, and 9 hours of general elective courses in political science (including two at the 300-level or above).

Course Catalog

A complete list of minor requirements and courses are available in the UAB Undergraduate Catalog.

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All the information you need to apply can be found on UAB's Undergraduate Admissions Hub.