Political Science is a social science that analyzes how governmental systems and politics work, in any sort of setting, from global governance, to the politics of local communities and schools. The Political Science major provides students with key critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and ethical skills, to be prepared for a wide variety of careers in government, law, non-profits, education, and the private sector. Examples of classes include:
Why study Political Science at EIU?
Our students are leaders, change agents, problem solvers--skills necessary for just about any career. Our students are adaptable and flexible, ready to learn new skills as fields and technology develop. Our students care--they are already leaders on campus and in our community. They want to make a difference, and we hope you join us!
Completion time: 39 hours
|International Studies in Political Science||Option (Undergrad)|
|Civic and Nonprofit Leadership||Option (Undergrad)|