Welcome to the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences political science major. We invite you to explore the exciting possibilities that a bachelor's degree in political science offers.
You are encouraged to check out the supplemental webpages for this program, and contact the college's Division of Humanities if you have any questions.
George Nelson Bass, Ph.D.
Department of History and Political Science
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Why Choose This Major?
Are you interested in international affairs? The American political system? Issues concerning human rights, the environment, civil and social rights, and political economy?
If so, political science is the ideal major for you.
Political science involves the study of different forms of government, public policy, and critical issues that affect humanity on a local, state, national, and international level. Political science covers a wide range of human interactions, from grand questions of war and peace to how tax dollars are utilized.
The successful political science graduate will be prepared to move on to graduate school in a wide range of disciplines. Furthermore, a political science education develops critical thinking and writing skills that are crucial for success in a wide range of careers.
Click here to learn about career opportunities for graduates of this program.