Educating Curious and Engaged Citizens.

Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs train students for successful careers and civic engagement.
 
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The UConn Department of Political Science studies how the political process shapes the choices we face as a community.

We offer academic programs that bridge the humanities and social sciences. Our cutting-edge research reflects our commitment to methodological and intellectual openness and diversity. Our community provides a bedrock for academic exploration and intellectual engagement at the University.

 

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Students can pursue a major, minor, or fast-track master's in political science.

 
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News

  • POLS student named Truman Scholar for 2021
    A pair of University of Connecticut students have been named Truman Scholars for 2021, marking the first time in school history that UConn has had multiple winners of the prestigious recognition.
    Posted on April 15, 2021
  • Faculty Achievements: Spring 2021
    Faculty in the Department of Political Science promote their research through scholarly publications and outreach to media and the community.
    Posted on April 13, 2021

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