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Advising:

Students interested in the Presidential Studies Minor should contact Dr. Giammo (501) 683-7220 or jdgiammo@ualr.edu to make an advising appointment; you can be advised on campus or via e-mail.  Get advised early in order to get enrolled in the classes you want.

To declare a minor in Presidential Studies, contact the chair of your major department to complete a "change of major/minor" form.  Once you file this form, requirements for the Presidential Studies minor will be added to your degree plan. Answers to general advising questions can be found in the UALR Registration Guide: http://boss.ualr.edu/DirClasses.htm

The following is a list of upcoming course offerings in the Presidential Studies Minor. You can pick up a hard copy of the list and a Presidential Studies brochure at Dr. Giammo's office, Stabler 603A.

Upcoming Course Offerings in the Presidential Studies Minor

Required Courses (6 hours):

  • POLS 3320, American Presidency, offered both in the Summer and in the Fall

Two Designated History Courses (6 hours)

  • HIST 3355, American Civil War and Reconstruction, 1848-1876, offered in the Summer
  • HIST 3358, Recent America: The U.S., 1939-present, offered in the Fall

Two Designated Political Science Courses (6 hours)

  • POLS 3301, Seminar: Election Process, offered in the Summer
  • POLS 3331/PADM 3331, Public Administration*, offered in the Fall

One Designated Presidential Studies Elective Course (3 hours):

  • RHET 4306, Writing for Business and Government, offered in the Fall
  • HIST 4391, Seminar in United States History, offered in the Fall
  • HIST 4395, History Internship*** , offered in the Fall
  • POLS 3348, Internship I*** , offered in the Fall
  • POLS 4348, Internship II*** , offered in the Fall
  • RHET 4399, Senior Project ***, offered in the Fall

A student can take either POLS 3331 or PADM 3331, but not both; this one course is cross-listed in both Political Science and Public Administration.

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A student can take either POLS 4387 or HIST 4387, but not both; this one course is cross-listed in both Political Science and History.

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Internships and Senior Projects may count as contingent electives, with the prior approval of the Coordinator, when the Internís placement or topic of the project is directly related to a presidential theme.

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