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.

As a political science major at the University of Evansville, students may choose to emphasize American politics, comparative politics, international relations, or political thought and theory. Students enhance their course work through domestic or international internships and study abroad. After graduation, students are prepared for success in a diverse range of careers, graduate school, or law school.

Benefits for UE Political Science Students

  • Internships in the United States or abroad (at locations such as the United Nations, European Union, US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and US embassies around the world).
  • Field trips to conventions, career programs, and academic conferences.
  • Undergraduate research, including opportunities to work closely with faculty and present at national meetings and conferences.
  • Model United Nations, an annual competition that encourages students to develop knowledge of global issues, research methods, negotiation, and public speaking.