Political Science

Missouri Baptist University offers a minor in Political Science (POLS) that will allow students to explore the philosophical and historical foundations, nature, purpose, and functions of political ideas and institutions in both the United States and other countries. The following courses are offered as a part of the general education requirements and/or the minor in Political Science.

  • Banker
  • Businessperson
  • Campaign Manager
  • Foreign Service Official
  • Lawyer
  • Lobbyist
  • Newspaper Journalist
  • Non-Profit Director
  • Political Analyst
  • Politician
  • Pollster
  • Public Relations
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Television Journalist

MINOR: 18 hours

Required Political Science (POLS and PORP) Courses: 9 hours
POLS 113 Federal Government
POLS 123 State and Local Government
PORP 333 Political Philosophy

Electives: 9 hours
HIPO 233 American Foreign Policy
CRPO303 Foundations of Law
PSPO 323 Psychology and the Law
HIPO 343 The American Presidency
HIPO 353 American Political Thought
POLS 363 The African American Constitutional Experience
POLS 471-476 Internship in Local Government
POLS 481-486 American Political Campaigns Internship
CRPO 453 Constitutional Law