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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Political Science

Students and community members attend Debate Fest

Department of Political Science

Learning Opportunities

As a student in the Department of Political Science, you can take advantage of hands-on learning opportunities such as internships, community engaged learning and undergraduate research partnerships with our internationally known faculty. You also can participate in our Honors Program by writing a senior thesis.

Our goal is to provide you with a well-rounded learning experience—in addition to your classroom work—that will provide you with the skills you need to address real-world problems. These include:

  • communication
  • leadership
  • critical thinking
  • understanding community needs
  • writing
  • analyzing and interpreting data
  • forming an argument

Don't see what you are interested in? Contact or meet with your adviser to discuss other possible learning opportunities!