We offer you options.

If law is in your future, we offer you a Legal Studies option that will prepare you for law school and a legal career.  If you have a keen interest in current and future threats, we offer a National Security option that will prepare you for a career in the military, law enforcement, and analysis.

Legal Studies Option

Our Legal Studies option for the Political Science major will prepare you with courses on the judicial process, constitutional law, political theory, and electives in areas of legal specialization that will give you a better understanding of our legal system as well as those of other countries.

National Security Option

The National Security option provides a background in the theories and issues involved in protecting citizens and government operations on an international stage. You'll take courses in counterterrorism, military strategy and the politics of force, peace operations, international conflict management, and intelligence analysis. You'll also learn about foreign policy and diplomacy in a contemporary global context. This option is ideal for those who want to go into the military, intelligence, or other national security-related fields.