Department of Political Science

Political Science Undergraduate Program

Political Science Undergraduate

Building your foundation of knowledge in political science

  • No matter where your interest lies, we have the world covered with faculty members who are experts on every continent.
  • You will gain a foundation of knowledge in the areas of American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy, public law, public administration and methodology.
  • We offer pre-professional advisement to help you select courses that will prepare you for a future career.
  • Our students repeatedly score above the national average on the Major Fields Test taken by all college seniors before graduation.
  • Many of our students have interned in various departments within the Missouri legislature and continue to remain involved with city, state and national government. 

Connections to success

Helping you make connections and determine your career interest is important to us. Our faculty members are involved with many different community organizations and can help you secure internships with local organizations.

We provide you with the knowledge you need to succeed after graduation. You will learn from professionals in government, public affairs and global studies organizations who bring their expertise to the classroom as guest speakers and visiting professors.