Political Science Undergraduate

Great Fit

We will prepare you for a career or graduate work, while providing you with other opportunities.

With a degree in political science, the next brilliant presidential campaign might just be yours.


Political Science: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
A degree in political science prepares you for careers in politics and government, law, mass media and other public or administrative professions. Most importantly, it prepares you to be an active, responsive citizen and leader.

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Political Science: B.A./B.S. with Secondary Education Certification
For a teaching major in political science, complete the political science degree along with the appropriate teaching certification courses.

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Four-Year Program Guides

The Classroom & Beyond

After Graduation

Our graduates include individuals in the following careers.

Potential Careers
Government (U.S. Senators, Congressional delegates, Congressional and Legislative staffers, White House fellow, assistant to the president)
University president
Professors of Political Science
CEOs and executives of Fortune 500 companies

Katie Douglas Success Story

Success Stories

What our students share will give you insight about the political science department. Find out what they have to say about their experiences. Kaite Douglas, Pierre, SD