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Welcome to the School of Politics and Global Studies! We offer a variety of undergraduate degrees that can help you prepare for a career in virtually any field. We pride ourselves in being able to help prepare the leaders of tomorrow with the knowledge and experience they need to tackle complex issues head on. Our goal is to provide students with the skills they need to be effective citizens in not only our national political system, but in the global community as well. All of our degree programs seek to link theories with real world problems and issues. Each of our majors offer a unique set of areas of emphasis that can be studied individually or linked with other majors.

Global Studies:

School of Politics and Global Studies Student World Map
  • Cultural Perspectives and Place
  • Economic Development and the Environment
  • Global Governance
  • Urban Systems, Sustainable Urban Development
  • Violence, Conflict and Human Rights

Political Science:

  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Methods
  • Political Theory
  • Public Policy

We encourage all interested students to come to the School, meet the faculty, and explore the many benefits that come with being part of our School. Please see our major maps and requirements below for course requirements and plans. For more information on our areas of emphasis, please see our Areas of Research page.

Undergraduate Degrees

The BA program in global studies examines the causes and consequences of problems that cross national boundaries and the...

Political science is the study of how citizens interact with their governments and how governments at all levels...

Political science is the study of how citizens interact with their governments and how governments at all levels...

The BS program in politics and the economy prepares students for careers that require a sophisticated understanding of...

Minors & Certificates

Degree Type Description
Certificate

The American Indian nation governance certificate is designed to prepare students to develop greater understanding and...

Certificate

The civic education certificate is designed to contribute to the preparation of undergraduate students for careers in...

Certificate

The civic education certificate is designed to contribute to the preparation of undergraduate students for careers in...

Minor

The minor program in global studies offers students exposure to global processes and institutions from a...

Minor

The minor program in global studies offers students exposure to global processes and institutions from a...

Certificate

The international studies certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in government agencies, international...

Certificate

The international studies certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in government agencies, international...

Certificate

This certificate program is designed to engage students in the studies of global and domestic environments, whether those...

Certificate

This certificate program is designed to engage students in the studies of global and domestic environments, whether those...

Certificate

The certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in public policy in global and domestic environments whether...

Certificate

The certificate is designed to prepare students for careers in public policy in global and domestic environments whether...

Minor

The minor program in political science offers students exposure to the skills and knowledge that help them participate...

Minor

The minor program in political science offers students exposure to the skills and knowledge that help them participate...