University of Evansville

Political Science

Students in UE's Political Science program have the opportunity to focus on American politics, comparative politics, international relations, or political thought and theory, offering several options in preparation for a variety of rewarding careers.

Programs

The University of Evansville’s Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in political science are well integrated with the University’s general degree requirements. A minor field of study may be created in other departments such as philosophy, religion, sociology, business, economics, psychology, international studies, or foreign languages.

Major Requirements

  • PSCI 143: American National Government
  • PSCI 212: Research Methods in Political Science
  • PSCI 100: World Politics - OR - PSCI 160 International Relations

One from each of the following four areas:

  • American Politics PSCI 312, 313, 343, 344, 345, 347, 349
  • International Relations PSCI 361, 363, 461
  • Comparative Politics PSCI 320, 360, 380, 459, 489, or H385
  • Political Thought and Theory PSCI 375, 376, 440

Five courses (15 hours) chosen with the help of the student's advisor from any of the department's offerings.

Minor (18 hours)

  • Two courses from: PSCI 100, 143, 160
  • One course: PSCI 212
  • One course from: PSCI 320, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 380, 459, 489, H385
  • One course from: PSCI 312, 313, 343, 344, 345, 347, 349
  • One course from: PSCI 376, 440