Political Science is a diverse major that offers something for everyone, with students having the opportunity to study fascinating and relevant subjects such as American Foreign Policy, Middle East Politics, African Politics, Political Parties, Interest Groups, Civil Liberties, the American Presidency, Environmental Politics/Policy and Human Resource Management.
Political science majors take a series of foundation courses to prepare them for advanced courses and for conducting research. Majors take courses from each of the primary fields in Political Science: international relations; comparative politics; American politics, institutions, and policies; public administration; public law; and political theory.
Students may earn the general B.A. in Political Science or pursue their special interests through the following programs offered by the Department: The Public Administration Concentration, which is ideal for students pursuing management careers in federal, state, or local government and not-for-profit organizations.
Four Year Degree Plan
Course Catalog Listing
http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=28&poid=4165 (International Studies Option)
http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=28&poid=4278 (Civic and Nonprofit Leadership Option)