American Politics Minor

The minor in American Politics provides an understanding of the American political institutions, functions and policies. The program is flexible and includes a choice of electives, which focus on a range of topics - from foreign and environmental policy to political theory and research techniques.

Required Courses (3):

POLI 101           Introduction to Political Science
POLI 250           Public Policy

POLI 311           American Constitutional Law
or
POLI 312           Civil Liberties

Electives (3):

POLI 201           State and Local Government
POLI 202           American Political Behavior
POLI 205           American Political Institutions
POLI/CJUS 214   The Judicial Process
POLI 270           Public Administration
POLI 351           Environmental Public Policy
POLI 353           The Making of U.S. Foreign Policy

 

American Politics Minor checklist

 
RC Poll: Public Weighs in on Important Issues in Virginia

RC Poll: Public Weighs in on Important Issues in Virginia

In anticipation of the 2011 General Assembly session in Virginia, the Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College conducted a statewide survey on a variety of issues, but focused primarily on fiscal issues—the budget, taxes, and spending.

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