Political Science

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 Announcements

Look What's New

Political Statements - A Political Science Department Newsletter.  Fall 2014 issue is now available!

Temporary Faculty Opportunities 2015-2016

The Department of Political Science is accepting application materials for temporary faculty for teaching opportunities that may be available in the 2015/2016 academic year.  


CLIC featured in the Chico Enterprise Record

The Community Legal Information Center (CLIC), was featured in the Chico Enterprise Record.  The article discusses how CLIC has provide free legal assistance to the community for the last 44 years.  Full Article

Advising Info

For advisors' office hours for Fall 2014 click here

Constitution Day

Constitution Day is Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 5:30pm in PAC 144.

Our featured guest is UC Irvine School of Law Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science Richard Hasen http://www.law.uci.edu/faculty/full-time/hasen/.  The title of his talk is: Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections.  It is based on his new book: http://yalepress.yale.edu/book.asp?isbn=9780300212457 (forthcoming 2016)