Undergraduate Certificate - Political Advocacy and Elections

Minimum Total for Graduation: 15-18 hours
​Degree: Certificate​

This 15-18 credit hour certificate is designed for students of any major and non-degree students who seek to gain an understanding of significant social and political issues confronting the United States, along with the ability to resolve these issues through advocacy and electoral strategies.

Program Requirements:

Required Courses (12 hours)
PSC 101 - Political Behavior 3(3-0)
PSC 105 - Introduction to American Government and Politics 3(3-0)
PSC 327 - Lobbying and Interest Group Behavior 3(3-0)
PSC 328 - Campaigns and Elections 3(3-0)
Electives (3-6 hours)
Select hours from the following:

COM 365 - Persuasion and Social Influence 3(3-0)
COM 527 - Political Communication 3(3-0)
PAD 412 - Nonprofit Administration 3(3-0)
PSC 300 - Michigan Politics and Elections 3(3-0)
PSC 323 - American Parties and Politics 3(3-0)
PSC 325/SOC 345/PHL 345/REL 345 - The Civil Rights Movement 3(3-0)
PSC 326/WGS 326 - Women and Politics 3(3-0)
PSC 513 - Citizen Engagement in Public Life 3(3-0)
PSC 514 - American Public Policy Making 3(3-0)
PSC 516 - Environmental Politics and Policy 3(3-0)
PSC 583 - Survey Research 3(3-0)

Total: 15-18 semester hours​