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Why ODU for a Political Science minor?

Enhance your bachelor's degree with a solid foundation in American politics and international politics.

You can also use this minor to focus on public law. This focus examines the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of public law, and the relationship between individuals and the law.

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Required Courses

  • 15 credit hours

You will take one introductory course, and then select four political science courses related to your interests.

A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUOnline enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$360 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Fall 2020 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU.

Already have college credits?

We offer a free transfer evaluation before you apply, so you'll know how your credits may transfer. Let us know which program you're interested in, and we'll contact you to get the process started.

Meet your Team

A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUOnline.