The political science major offers three distinct track options: American Politics & Policy, International Relations-Comparative Government, and Pre-Law. This dynamic major prepares students with the knowledge and understanding that spans the scope of the political science discipline. All three tracks require a total of 36 credit hours, which include required core courses in American National Government and Scope and Methods of Political Science, in addition to distributed electives from American politics, comparative politics and international relations, and political theory. The pre-law track also requires specialized coursework in judicial politics and law. Our program is designed to produce graduates ready to pursue careers in a variety of areas including but not limited to; state and federal government, non-profit, think-tanks, international organizations and businesses. Graduates from the Political Science BA program are also prepared to go on to graduate or law school opening more career paths.