Political science analyzes the political world, and students prepare for work in a wide array of careers as well as rich, productive lives as citizens. You structure a major marked by breadth and depth, and you complement it with courses from across the curriculum. Yet you move well beyond the classroom, with internships, research projects, and off-campus study.  Majors look forward to careers in many different fields – like politics and policy (both domestic and international), law, journalism, business and teaching – or graduate study in a variety of disciplines.


They will use the prestigious grants to support international study, research, and teaching.

Barbara Trish, Professor and Chair of the Political Science department, wrote a review of the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency for Fortune:

"At the 100-day mark, it’s clear that the president shows little penchant for self-correction. When he has adjusted his policy,...