Undergraduate

The Department of Political Science offers classes that provide insights about political dynamics al the local, national, and international levels.  Our faculty and instructors are excellent teachers, regularly being recognized with collegiate teaching awards, outstanding teaching assistant awards and other honors.  We are continually adding new and exciting courses to keep current with evolving topics that relate to the political world around us. These courses are based on the research of our national and internationally prominent faculty. With this guidance, our majors regularly win top awards, including: the Rhodes Scholarship, Truman Scholarship, Scoville Peace Fellowship, Hancher-Finkbine Medallion and many others.  We continuously provide opportunities to meet with alumni and other professionals who have achieved distinction in their sub-fields to prepare students for a variety of careers. With an undergraduate degree in Political Science or International Relations, graduates are able to work in a multitude of career paths based on their specific interests. 

Some of these fields include: Law,  Public Service, Political Campaigning, Non-profit Organizations, City and County Management, Communications, and more...