The University of Southern Indiana takes a hands-on approach to political science. Our bachelor's degree in political science gets you out of the classroom and into the workplace, where you can get involved in the political process and see political science concepts in action.
As a political science major, you'll have opportunities to gain direct experience in the Indiana legislature or legal system, strengthening your candidacy for jobs and graduate school placements, including law school. In addition, USI's political science degree puts special emphasis on skills that are highly valued by today's employers, including:
Your political science courses will be led by experienced faculty (never graduate students), with small class sizes that promote interaction. The political science degree offers excellent preparation for careers in government, law, teaching, business and journalism.
To find out how USI's political science degree program can prepare you for career and graduate school opportunities, contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965.
USI's political science program stands out for its strong internship opportunities. You can choose from two types of political science internships:
In addition, you can design an independent research project on a political science subject of your own choosing, culminating in a political science thesis paper.
Contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965 for more information about USI's political science program.
Learn about potential careers in Political Science from the American Political Science Association.