Political Science

Overview

Political Science is the study of political systems, government, and political behavior. Studying political science is a powerful means of expanding your understanding of the policies, politics, governments, and international organizations that play a central role in the world that we live in.

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Degrees

  • Political Science - BA, MA

What Will I Learn?

  • Identifying and describing the political structures, rules, behaviors, and institutional contexts that shape political action
  • Understanding and implementing statistical and methodological techniques for analyzing information
  • Understanding and applying comparative, theoretical, and conceptual approaches to political action and public policy
  • Analyzing and evaluating political phenomena

Example Courses

  • Government of the United States
  • State and Local Government
  • Introduction to Global Issues
  • Legislative Organization and Procedure
  • Public Opinion
  • American Political Parties

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Policy Analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • City Aministrator
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Campaign Director
  • Political Consultant
  • Higher Education Lecturer
  • Attorney
  • Lawyer

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$35,325

1st year

$50,956

5th year

$55,317

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Contact Department

Website:
Political Science

Phone:
817-272-2991

Address:
Room 206 University Hall