Chatham University

Political Science Curriculum

Minor Requirements
6 courses, including one of the following two courses:
POL 100
Introduction to Comparative Politics
3 Credits
Introduction to politics, policies, and political institutions outside of the United States. Includes concepts such as electoral systems, party systems, parliamentary and presidential systems, democratization, and political change in both Western and non-Western settings.
POL 101
American Government and Public Policy
3 Credits
An examination of the major processes and institutions of American government with comparisons to Canadian government and the economic, social welfare, and environmental policies that these processes and institutions produce.
  • 5 political science electives, which may include one approved 3-credit political science-related internship.