Expand Your Studies
How to Apply/Declare
Current Undergraduate Students: Declare or change your minor by completing an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form.
Prospective Undergraduate Students: Apply for admission to UMass Boston by completing an application. Start by reviewing the first-year and transfer application pages for important information about requirements, deadlines, and application status checks. Use the links below to apply:
Introductory Courses (6 Credits)
- POLSCI 101 - Introduction to Politics 3 Credit(s)
- POLSCI 102 - Government and Politics of the United States 3 Credit(s)
Electives (12 Credits)
Take four additional political science courses. At least two courses must be at 300-level or higher. First-year seminar courses may not be applied toward this requirement.
Complete 18 credits from six courses, including two introductory courses and four electives.
Residency: At least three courses for the minor must be completed at UMass Boston.
Political Science Department
Wheatley Hall, Floor 5, Room 00070
Poli.Sci [@] umb.edu
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College of Liberal Arts
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