Study the actual as well as the most preferred way people organize to govern themselves.
Our 6 areas of focus include:
In addition to the core requirements in the areas listed above, you can elect to enroll in courses such as:
As a political science major you can be successful in a number of occupations and professions.
Training in political science provides you with a capacity to gather information, sort through it, select what is relevant, and apply it in solving a specific problem.
Employment of recent Nebraska graduates include:
As Lincoln is the seat of state government, you have an opportunity to observe government in action.
Political science has a vibrant legislative page program allowing you to work with the state legislature.
Internships are also available with:
Numerous study abroad opportunities exist if you are interested in international relations and comparative government.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln is 1 of the only programs in the world where you can take courses and do research in the exciting new biopolitics field.
UNL’s work with the influences biology has on political decisions has been featured in:
As an undergraduate you can take classes from and participate in research with the pioneers of this exciting new field!