Welcome to the Political Science Department
Cristina Jimenez is a political science department alumna who started United We Dream and won a MacArthur Genius award.
The Political Science Department prepares students for success in a wide variety of careers. Over half of the departments majors go on to graduate study and its list of alumni includes judges, politicians, CEOs, and non-profit leaders. Our alumni serve their communities while they build thriving careers.
The department offers students an exciting and flexible program. Students can choose courses to meet the department’s requirements or follow specific tracks in International Politics or Government and Public Service.
In addition, political science now offers a new Minor in Legal Studies.
Finally, the department is home to an award-winning Model UN program, a Political Science Club that sponsors great events, and a thriving internship program.
So what are you waiting for? Join the department today!