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Interdepartmental Minor in Economics and Political Science (ECONPOLMIN)Department of Economics

Students on Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 requirements.


The interdepartmental minor in political science and economics introduces students to important issues in both the public and private sectors.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 18 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Economics courses.
    1. Fundamentals of Economics I. One (1) course:
    2. Fundamentals of Economics II. One (1) course:
    3. Elective. Three (3) credit hours:
  2. Political Science courses.
    1. Core course. One (1) course:
    2. Electives. Six (6) additional credit hours:
      • Up to three (3) total credit hours of the following:
  3. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.