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B.A./B.S. Political Science

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
83844-3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray


Building Political Futures

Use your leadership and strong communication skills in courses designed to prepare you for a career in politics, communications, public affairs, human resources and other civil servant positions. Get hands-on experience through internships with the legislature and political campaigns and explore American political history, civil rights and globalization.

Fast Facts

  • Close student/faculty interaction
  • Development of critical thinking and writing skills
  • Good degree for double major
  • Cross cultural/national understanding of political processes
  • High rate of graduation in 4-5 years
Careers
Career
Careers
  • Policy analyst
  • Business
  • Archivist
  • Paralegal
  • Mediator
  • Media specialist
Salary $40,000 - $50,000
Degrees
Degree
Degree Roadmap Download a PDF of a "Four Year Plan" for an undergraduate degree in political science.
Degree Prep

No specific degree preparation is required.

Financial
Financial
Scholarships
  • Nettie Mae Stillinger Scholarship
  • Sidney Duncombe Scholarship
  • William Burt Scholarship
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Internships

There are some opportunities for management internships.

Clubs
  • Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society