Political Science

If you are interested in American government and politics, public affairs, international affairs, the legal system, civil rights and other relevant issues, then political science may be a good major for you.

As a Political Science Major, you will gain both practical and theoretical understanding of the workings U.S. government and politics at all levels, as well as world affairs and international relations; gain crucial writing, communication and analytical skills that are essential in today’s job market; gain necessary preparation for popular and rewarding career choices such as law, federal, state  and local government, public and international affairs, politics and non-profit organizations; gain valuable practical experience as an intern working at the State Capitol, State Government Agencies, Lobbying Firms, or Non-Profit Agencies – while receiving college credit; have the opportunity to be awarded scholarship funds, if you qualify, that will pay for most if not all of your tuition and books.


Amy Gossett, Ph.D.

Nicole Foster Shoaf