Political Science

Association and Connection

The political science department helps connect students to internships in federal and state legislatures, regulatory agencies, lobbying firms, think tanks, corporations and internal organizations. The award-winning political science faculty are dedicated to helping students gain professional experience so they can leave equipped to participate responsibly in their future careers.

Political Science Tracks

International Studies - Major, Minor

Expand your perspective and gain knowledge relating to complex global issues. Study language, address problems relating to security, ethnic conflict and human rights, and practice interdisciplinary skills.

Program Highlights

Understanding the Geo in Geopolitics

Colin Flint defines geopolitics as “the struggle over the control of geographical entities with an international and global dimension and the use of such geographical entities for political advantage.”

Upcoming Events

Get Involved

Study political science, engage in activism, participate in debate and interact with like-minded students.

College Democrats

As a branch of the College Democrats of America, this organization works to engage students in local, state and national issues and elections through student volunteer work.

Pi Sigma Alpha

Join the only national honors society in the United States dedicated to students of political science.

Pre-Law Study Group

Prepare for a career in law or continued education in law school by attending conferences, lectures, panels and LSAT study sessions.

Study Abroad

Expose yourself to other cultures, learn new languages and enrich your college experience through international travel and study.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

  • Utah State University offers many options for financial aid, including university level scholarships and aid available to specific colleges and majors.