Ever dream of managing the campaign of a major political contender? Or running for political office yourself? Or advising government leaders on major policies?
With a political science degree you can do these things and more.
Our students develop a comprehensive understanding of government, public policy and political behavior. When you graduate, youl have the skill to analyze political institutions based on their behavior and the processes by which political policy is formed.
Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice
- Political Science
- Criminal Studies (also offered as associate degree)
- International Studies
- Organizational Leadership
- Criminalistics (recommended for natural science majors)
- Japanese Studies
- Latin American & Caribbean Studies
- Middle Eastern and North African Studies
Admission to the university does not ensure acceptance into selective-admission degree programs. You must meet admissions requirements to major in political science, criminal justice or international studies. For freshmen, we require a 21+ ACT composite or 990+ SAT combined reading and mathematics score. For transfer students, we require a 2.5+ cumulative GPA.
What can you be with a Poli Sci degree?
- Campaign Director
- City Planner
- Corporate Advisor
- Federal Government Analyst
- Foreign Service Officer
- Foundation President
- Intelligence Officer
- Issues Analyst
- Legislative Analyst
- Policy Analyst
- Political Commentator
- Think Tank Strategist
Contact Us: College of Arts & Sciences | Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice | 436 Founders Hall | 858-572-5321 | firstname.lastname@example.org