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The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science is designed to provide majors with a liberal arts education that includes required core courses and electives. The required courses ensure that all majors complete basic political science courses. The electives provide flexibility for students who want to concentrate/specialize within one or more of the subfields within the disciplines of political science.
The Department of Political Science offers two graduate degrees in Political Science: Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.). Graduate students develop academic and professional skills to prepare them for careers in education, government agencies, legislative offices, and a variety of private sector positions. Faculty with expertise in all fields of the discipline assist students to develop a course of study. Students have the opportunity to work with professors in research based community activities.