Undergraduate Studies

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.

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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. 

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Contact Information

Undergraduate advising

Tracey Farnsworth
Phone: 801-581-7031

Email: tracey.farnsworth@utah.edu

Jeffrey Dalby
Phone: 801-587-0623

Email: jeffrey.dalby@utah.edu

Ana Nelson
Phone: 801-581-3241

Email:ana.nelson@poli-sci.utah.edu

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UNIVERSITY HONORS COLLEGE

Kelly O'Neill
Phone: (801) 587-1690

Email: k.oneill@honors.utah.edu

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UNDERGRADUATE PRE-LAW ADVISING

Amy Urbanek
201 HPER North
250 South 1850 East
Phone: (801) 581-8146

Email: aurbanek@uc.utah.edu

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Last Updated: 11/21/17