Analyze how competing interests shape political institutions, public policy, economic environments and individual lives across different societies.
A degree in political science will expand your knowledge of politics and government in the United States and around the world. You’ll gain strategic thinking skills that maximize organizational and personal goals. You’ll also design research and analyze data.
Our proximity to North Carolina’s state capitol offers possibilities to interact with policymakers and political professionals at all levels of government.
Our two undergraduate degree programs, the B.A. in political science and the B.S. in political science, both require 120 credit hours to complete.
Students interested in the B.A. degree can add a concentration in one of four subfields.