Discover what a degree in political science can do for you
Students who major in political science gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a wide range of public, private and non-profit sector professions and are well prepared to pursue graduate studies in law, public policy, public administration and more advanced studies in the discipline of political science.
Learn more about the undergraduate major requirements, how to declare your major and apply for graduation.
NEW! Emphasis in Community Involvement and Nonprofit Leadership
A new emphasis has been added to the political science curriculum based on an increasing number of students who are interested in pursuing careers related to local, national, and international nonprofit organizations or pursuing additional education in this area.