Degrees and programs
The objectives of our degree programs are to provide students with knowledge of the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, national, and international levels.
For a list of course offerings, use the course search tool in the academic catalogue.
The objectives of our plans in Political Science and International Affairs are to provide students with knowledge of the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, national, and international levels and of the analytic tools in each discipline; to prepare students for occupations in business, government, nonprofit organizations, public relations, interest groups, policy institutes, teaching, and law; and to promote liberal education by fostering habits of critical study, clarity of thought, and diligence of research.
We offer four undergraduate programs. Learn more about our undergraduate programs and degrees.
The graduate program
provides a strong foundation in the discipline with core classes in political
theory, epistemologies, research methods and policy analysis. Students develop specializations in the
traditional political science subject areas of American Politics, Comparative
Politics, International Relations and Public Administration. In addition, students develop expertise in
one of our core foci:
environment/sustainability politics, diversity politics, or political
offer three graduate programs and one certificate program.
We offer three graduate programs and one certificate program. Find out what our graduate programs and degrees
have to offer you.
Apply for graduate programs
through the Graduate College.