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We are accomplished teacher-scholar political scientists representing all of the major fields of the discipline: American Government, Comparative Government, International Politics, Political Theory, and Public Administration. We offer both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees at the undergraduate level.

At the graduate level, see Master of Public Administration plus our listing of Graduate Courses.

We provide campus-wide advising for pre-law students. Contact the Department Chairperson for additional information.

We are very involved in student affairs. The faculty actively advise a variety of diverse clubs and organizations, and all participate in sponsored forums, campus-community events, and outreach service. We sponsor severalOrganizations, including Model United Nations and the Iota Rho Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha. We also regularly conduct campus forums on political events of note.

We are located on the second floor of Carnahan Hall.


Bachelor of Arts Degree

Bachelor of Science Degree

Courses Offered

Master of Public Administration


Carnahan Hall 211
Department of Political Science
One University Plaza, MS 2920
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701