Minor in Government
Major in Government and Politics

Minor in Government and Politics 

School of Arts and Sciences


The minor in government and politics is designed to provide a focused and in-depth examination of the institutions and processes of American government. It will enable students in those majors where knowledge of, and interaction with, government is essential to develop additional competency. It especially is appropriate for majors in accounting, business, construction management, criminal justice, economics, international studies, journalism, and public relations.

Total credit hours required for minor: 18

Course Credit Hours
GOV 101 Intro to Politics and American Government 3
GOV 212 American Political Parties and Elections 3
GOV 251 Congress and the Legislative Process 3
GOV 332 Public Administration  3
GOV 333 American Public Policy 3
GOV 345

GOV 346
Constitutional Law in the Governmental Process


Civil Liberties



Luke E. Perry, Ph.D.
Chair, Government & Politics
126 DePerno Hall

(315) 223-2567
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