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Political Science

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Why Political Science 

Why Political Science

Studying political science prepares students for various careers by building analytical and writing skills while encouraging independent thought, respect, and interest in current affairs.

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More on Political Science and our Faculty 

More on Political Science and our Faculty

We strive to beand to createpublic intellectuals, engaged scholars, committed students and practical politics.


Contact Us

Want to know more about the Political Science Department?

  • Peruse our deparment directory & profiles for phone numbers, e-mail addresses, office hours and locations, as well as the classes they teach, publications and areas of expertise.
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  • Fill out a form to request more information about the department, degree programs and more. 
Department News 


Keep current with the UCD Political Science Department.

Department Events 


A vibrant academic program in a vibrant city: When and where to get involved with the department, the college and the campus.

Advisory Board 

Advisory Board

Local leaders who have who have played a role in molding the Political Science Department's offerings and connections.

Jerry Jacks Memorial Fund 

Jerry Jacks Memorial Fund

A scholarship fund for students interested in urban politics and civic engagement activities here on the Downtown Campus.