Political Science and Criminal Justice

Chico State's baccalaureate programs in political science offer great flexibility. Students choose courses from a rich curriculum, providing close student-faculty contact in each of the following majors of study: general political science, legal studies, criminal justice, international relations, and public administration. The department also offers a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Arts in Political Science.


Political Science and Criminal Justice Announcements

Look What's New

Political Statements - A Political Science Department Newsletter.  Fall 2017 issue is now available!

Constitution Day 2018

Constitution Day Lecture, Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6:00pm


Sacramento & Washington, D.C.

Internship and Fellowship Information Session!
View informational flyer here.

Department Presentations

To view department presentations, please click here

Temporary Faculty Opportunities 2018-2019

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice is accepting application materials


Challenge Exam for POLS 155

Each fall and spring semester the POLS 155 challenge exam will be offered