American politics is a fantastic minor for any major, if you plan to work in the United States and hope to better understand how law and politics will affect your chosen career. There are some fields of study where an understanding of American politics is especially important for you to be successful in your career.
If you're a criminal justice major, you'll want to take American politics as a minor so that you can develop a better grasp of how law and politics impact the U.S. criminal justice system, which itself is part of the larger legal system.
If you're a secondary education major, you'll want American politics as a minor if you plan on teaching high school U.S. history, civics, government, or social science.
If you're a history major with a focus on U.S. history, you'll want American politics as a minor so you can understand the political framework of the U.S. history you're studying.
If you're a business or economics major with a focus on the United States, you'll want American politics as a minor since the political, business and economic arenas in the United States are deeply intertwined and greatly affect each other.
If you're a sociology major and plan to work in the United States as a social worker or for other government or not-for-profit social support services, you'll want American politics as a minor so that you can understand and can influence the political decision making that affects individuals and societies through social welfare programs and other public policies.
If you're a journalism major who will cover U.S. politics as part of your career, you'll want American politics as a minor so that you'll understand the political framework, processes, and terminology of much of what you'll be reporting on.