Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science is among the most nationally prominent programs in the country. Our department offers fields of study in political science, criminal justice and international studies, allowing students to choose degrees that span through multiple areas while still honing in on specific topics of study. 

News in Brief

  • Study Tour to Ireland

    The study tour to Ireland will run from May 5-27 and include stops in Dublin, Killarney, Galway, Omagh, Derry and Belfast.

    Offered as POLS 492/592-u932 for Summer 2015.
  • Global Issues Series

    "Novorossiya: Putin’s Politics of Power, Identity, Nostalgia and Humiliation"

    A talk by Dr. Joseph Dondelinger

  • Scholarships and awards will be given to students majoring in political science, criminal justice and international studies.

Contact Us

Dakota Hall Location
Department of Political Science
Dakota Hall
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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