Our programs prepare you to be effective leaders in both public and private organizations.
With a degree in political science, the next brilliant presidential campaign might just be yours.
Criminal justice graduates shape policy and improve lives, from the city street to the park patrol, from immigration to litigation.
The interdisciplinary program prepares you for employment in education, business, government, journalism and other fields that increasingly seek graduates with both a liberal arts education and international understanding.
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.
For a teaching major in political science, complete the political science degree along with the appropriate teaching certification courses.
Faculty led study trips to Italy and Ireland are now available. Political science, criminal justice and international studies majors are eligible to receive Farber Funding.
A wide variety of internship experiences are available to students, who are especially encouraged to intern with the U.S. Congress and the SD State Legislature.
Our graduates include individuals in the following careers.
|Government (U.S. Senators, Congressional delegates, Congressional and Legislative staffers, White House fellow, assistant to the president)|
|Professors of Political Science|
|CEOs and executives of Fortune 500 companies|