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Political Science

This is guide is an introductory guide to Political Science research and resources..

Why Major in Political Science at UNT?

"A bachelor's degree in political science can lead to exciting careers in federal, state and local governments; law; business; international organizations; nonprofit associations and organizations; campaign management and polling; journalism; precollegiate education; electoral politics; research and university and college teaching.

Political science majors gain analytical skills, administrative competence and communication abilities that are valued in a wide spectrum of potential career areas."

Visit the American Political Science Association Jobs page to learn more about careers and potential earnings for political scientists.


UNT Department of Political Science Research

The faculty of the Department of Political Science at the University of North Texas have an outstanding reputation for scholarly research and teaching in a highly-ranked department.  Our research productivity is even higher when adjusted for the number of faculty in the department. Locally, we are one of the highest-ranked departments at the University of North Texas.  Our award-winning faculty are highly-visible in the profession.  Two of our faculty have sat on the Executive Council of the American Political Science Association, and held prominent positions on the Executive Council of the International Studies Association, the Western Political Science Association and other organizations.  

UNT Department of Political Science Advising & Student Organizations

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