Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science is pleased to announce our new major in Public Policy (BA). The new Public Policy BA is designed to facilitate study and/or employment in applied politics and policy making, utilizing the locational advantages of the state capital of Illinois. The curriculum explores the full policy-making process, including the study of specific policy issues from healthcare to education, criminal justice, social welfare, environmental and agricultural policy, among other areas. Public Policy students will develop the necessary tools to participate in the advocacy, drafting and analysis of public policy.
To learn more about the Political Science Programs, please join us for our upcoming webcasts:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, Global Studies, or Public Policy – Coming Soon!
- Master’s Degree in Political Science on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021, at 6:00 PM
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Online Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
- Online Master’s Degree
- Integrated B.A./M.A. Program
- Political Science Minor
- Online Political Science Minor
- Give to Political Science
- Online Learning
- Awards, Honors and Scholarships
- Pi Sigma Alpha
- Model United Nations
- Hear From Our Students
Hear from political science major Eric Loera about his experience at UIS.