UC Davis Department of Political Science academic programs are designed to give students a foundation in the mechanisms of politics and political systems at the national and international levels; knowledge that is applicable to careers in government, urban planning, writing, teaching, law, administration; and preparation for graduate studies in numerous fields. Our department offers students a choice among three majors.
Majoring in Political Science or International Relations at UC Davis can open the doors to a broad range of career fields.
Advising Center for Majors in Political Science, Political Science Public Service and International Relations
Internships give students opportunities to strengthen and diversify their academic preparation by working in complementary professional environments.
Students in Political Science have access to numerous opportunities for enriching experiences.
The Department of Political Science offers numerous honorary and financial support programs to recognize and reward the outstanding achievements of undergraduate students.