Political Science and Criminal Justice

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.


Drop-In Office Hours - Finals Week (12/16 - 12/20)

Faculty and advising office hours (PDF)

Panetta Congressional Internship

Applications due January 31, 2020 (PDF)

Department Presentations

Political Science and Criminal Justice Forums(opens in new window)

Challenge Exam for POLS 155

Each fall and spring semester the POLS 155 challenge exam will be offered the second week of the semester. To qualify to take the exam you must be currently enrolled and participating in POLS 155. Visit the department office in Butte 741 for details.