The Minor in Political Science requires five courses (15 credits) in Political Science. All courses in the Political Science Minor are electives, and all POL courses are eligible for use as Minor electives except for POL 413. No more than two courses may be the introductory level (POL 101-299). Only 3 credits in POL 500 and POL 520 may be applied towards the Minor unless otherwise authorized by the department chairperson. Transfer of POL credits that do not have a Salem State University POL course equivalency must be approved by the department chairperson for use in the Minor.