Presidential Studies Minor
The Presidential Studies Minor requires 21 semester hours of course work which must be approved by the coordinator, Dr. Margaret E. Scranton, Professor of Political Science, Stabler Hall 608M, (501) 569-3331, firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the minor can also be located via www.ualr.edu/~presidents, the UALR Presidential Studies homepage, and in the UALR Undergraduate Catalogue.
The minor includes two required courses, POLS 3320 The American Presidency and POLS 4360, Special Topics in Political Science: Topics in Presidential Studies, plus 5 upper-level elective courses. The 15 hours of upper-level coursework must conform to these requirements:
6 hours in History
6 hours in Political Science
1 of the following courses
*A student can take either POLS 3331 or PADM 3331, but not both; this is one course is cross-listed in both Political Science and Public Administration.
** A student can take either POLS 4387 or HIST 4387, but not both; this is one course is cross-listed in both Political Science and History.
***Internships may count as contingent electives, with the prior approval of the Coordinator, when the Interns placement is directly related to a presidential theme, such as a presidential campaign or archive.
Consult the coordinator and/or the Presidential Studies homepage for each semesters official list of presidential studies elective courses.