About: Political Science

The minor in Political Science at Siena Heights University focuses on the promise and the performance of democracy. By connecting classroom learning with experiences in the community, such as internships, students build a fuller and clearer understanding of democracy and how it relates to governing, a universal behavior. 

Coursework has an emphasis on communication and ethics so students may confidently choose to start a new career or take their work in one of many related fields to the next level.

Course Requirements for Minor

Program Requirements: 21 semester hours

PSC 130 American Democracy#  3
PSC 260 Comparative Politics 3
PSC 265 United States Foreign Policy 3
PSC 270 International Relations 3
PSC 380 Public Policy 3
PSC Approved Electives 12

Total for Minor: 21 semester hours

Other Requirements
A grade of "C" or better is required in all courses for the Political Science minor.
Nine (9) semester hours in political science must be taken at Siena Heights University.

#May be double counted toward Minor and Liberal Arts Requirements.

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Faculty & Staff

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Gail A. Ryder

Associate Professor of Humanities


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Leslie Keane '01, '12MA

Criminal Justice, Counseling Graduate; Police Officer and Counselor at Parkside Family Counseling
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