Interdisciplinary Minors

The Department of Political Science collaborates in several interdisciplinary minors for undergraduate students. These cross-departmental programs can serve as a complement to the Political Science major.

Constitutional Studies

This minor is designed to encourage students to confront fundamental questions concerning justice, the rule of law, and human flourishing. Courses approach these topics from a variety of historical, cultural, disciplinary, and philosophical perspectives.
Location:  336 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Director: Vincent Phillip Muñoz  /  /  (574) 631-0489
Administrative Assistant:  Jennifer Smith  /  /  (574) 631-5351

Hesburgh Program in Public Service, a public policy minor

For information about the Hesburgh Program in Public Service, please contact Claudia Anewalt (  You are also welcome to drop by the Hesburgh Program Office in 337B O'Shaughnessy.  (574) 631-5018

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

This minor is designed for students with serious interests at the intersection of political theory, political philosophy, and economic theory. It aims to help students acquire some fluency in each of the disciplines, as well as provide a forum where all three disciplines can be brought to bear on common problems.
Location:  330 Malloy Hall
Contact:  Paul Weithman  /  /  (574) 631-5182