Minor in Political Science

The Minor in Political Science is an eighteen credit-hour academic program. It includes the core courses in Political Science. Its main objectives are to provide students with the essential concepts, principles, and theories in the various subfields of Political Science, and to equip them with some skills and competencies necessary for successful careers in politics and related areas.

Program Objectives

  • Provide students with essential concepts and principles in the various subfields of political science.
  • Introduce students to various theories and approaches to the study of politics.
  • Provide students with solid knowledge about factors that influence international relations and public policy.
  • Equip students with competencies necessary for successful careers in politics and related areas.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Define the main concepts of political science.
  • Identify essential political processes, institutions, actors, behaviors, and ideas that shape national and international contexts.
  • Explicate major theories of various subfields of political science.
  • Apply theories to analyze political phenomena
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the political and administrative systems of the UAE.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 18 hours

Political Science


Required Courses (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PSG110Fundamentals of Political Science3.000
PSG120Government & Politics of UAE3.000
PSG130Introduction to Public Administration3.000

Elective Courses Students must choose three of these courses: (9.00 hours)

Credit Hours
PSG250Principles of International Relations 3.000
PSG270Comparative Political Systems3.000
PSG315International Political Economy3.000
PSG321Gulf & Arabic Peninsula Affairs3.000
PSG415Public Governance3.000
PSG425Public Policy3.000

 

 
 
20-Aug-2017