Students in Political Science at Illinois State University have some of the greatest opportunities for learning and growth, both as individuals and within the field as a whole. The Department of Politics and Government provides a variety of resources for its minors, an assortment of different student organizations, small class sizes, and full-time faculty teaching all levels of coursework.
Point of Pride
The Department of Politics and Government partners with other university units to support students with the Washington, D.C., civic engagement summer trip.
Why study Political Science?
Political Science students study the manner in which people organize, administer, and operate their governing institutions. They investigate issues concerning international relations, the use or abuse of power, and the right and privileges of citizens.
Applications always accepted.
If you are interested in a Political Science minor, contact the Department Office at (309) 438-8638.