Following UC Davis campus COVID protocols, all instruction for Summer Session 2021 will be remote.  In-person instruction will return for Fall Quarter 2021.  The department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions until further notice.  At this time, the preferred method of contact for departmental staff members is e-mail; please visit our administrative staff contact page for further information.


The Department of Political Science offers a full range of graduate seminars across the subfields of the discipline.

Graduate Course Descriptions

This roster lists graduate-level courses in the Department of Political Science, with prerequisites and brief descriptions, and units of credit shown within parentheses.