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: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
Criminal justice graduates shape policy and improve lives, from the city street to the park patrol, from immigration to litigation.
International Studies: Bachelor of Arts
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.
Legal Studies: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
Legal studies students explore the history and impact of the law. This interdisciplinary degree will provide you with the tools to be successful in any field that requires strong analytical, writing, advocacy, and communication skills.
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.
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.
Four-Year Program Guides
The Classroom & Beyond
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.