History and Political Science Minors
|History Minor||22 cr|
|HIS2005||Introduction to Historical Studies||2|
|Remaining courses to be chosen from courses with HIS prefix, excluding HIS1005/HIS1825|
Political Science Minor
|Political Science Minor||20 cr|
|POS1005||Introduction to Political Science||4|
|POS2005||U.S. National Government||4|
|Another political science course may be substituted for one of the above with the permission of the department chair.|
|Twelve credits selected from the following:|
|POS2695||Minnesota Legislative Internship||1–4|
|POS3205||International Relations Since World War II||4|
|POS4995||Political Science Internship||1–8|
In addition to taking courses in politics, students can be placed in internships for credit. Students have had internships in both Minnesota state government and in Washington, D.C. Current students are interning in several Congressional offices.
Students at Northwestern can also participate in the American Studies Program, a semester-long residential program on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.