Minor and Divisionals

Minors in Politics and International Affairs

The minor in politics and international affairs consists of eighteen hours. Fifteen of the hours must be taken at Wake Forest. No more than six hours may be taken toward the minor from introductory courses (100-level courses). Minors are not allowed to take 100-level courses in their senior year.  No more than three hours for any one or any combination of the following courses may be counted toward the minor: Political Science 287, 288, or 289. Transfer hours toward the minor are awarded on an individual case-by-case basis at the discretion of the chair. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all courses completed in political science at Wake Forest is required for graduation with the minor.

Divisional Offerings

A student who selects political science to fulfill the Division IV requirement has a choice of taking one of the following courses: Political Science 113, 114, 115, or 116. Students who are not majors or minors in political science may take upper-level courses as electives without having had lower-level courses, unless a prerequisite is specified.