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About

At TCU, you’ll learn from expert faculty and develop the skills inside and outside the classroom that are necessary to achieve professional success in the public and private sector.

Political science students explore the nature and history of American politics and international affairs to become more conscientious global citizens and to prepare for successful careers or graduate study. You’ll examine different government structures across states, countries and regions, and learn how to synthesize complex issues.

Choose from courses in United States politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, research methods and public law.

You could work side-by-side with national leaders in TCU’s 35-year-old Washington Internship Program, conduct research with faculty, or engage the global community through the award-winning Model United Nations program or a summer study abroad course. A TCU liberal arts degree provides a strong foundation for lifelong learning and the experiences to be flexible and adaptable in a rapidly changing world.

Choose from courses in United States politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, research methods and public law. You’ll learn from expert faculty and develop the skills necessary for professional success.

Areas of Study

Expand your horizons through study abroad programs in more than 50 countries, plus service-learning trips overseas and internships around the globe. In addition to TCU’s semester, summer and short-term programs, political science students explore the world through global courses.

Study Abroad

At TCU, you’ll grow intellectually and personally, and you’ll also gain specific knowledge and skills for a successful career. You’ll learn by doing, stepping outside the classroom to turn your ideas into action.

Internships

With a strong foundation in the liberal arts, TCU political science majors are well suited for a variety of successful careers. From international affairs to education and law enforcement, TCU political science graduates have a wide variety of options.

Career Preparation