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Advising for Political Science Majors

Students can contact any of our faculty advisors directly via email for advising. Contact information can be found on our Meet Us page.

For non-major related advising questions, students are encouraged to contact the SSIS Student Success Center.

The Department of Political Science will offer regular advising hours in-person and via Zoom for declared and prospective majors, beginning August 31, 2021.

In-Person Advising

Mondays: 9:00 - 10:00 am Tahoe Hall 3114 - POLS major
Mondays: 12:00 - 1:00 pm Tahoe Hall 3113 - IR major
Wednesdays: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Tahoe Hall 3009 - POLS and IR major

Zoom Advising

Meeting ID: 840 6941 5828 - Click the day/time below to join the Zoom meeting:

Tuesdays: 9:00 - 10:00 am POLS major
Tuesdays: 1:00 - 2:00 pm POLS and IR major
Tuesdays: 2:00 - 3:00 pm POLS and IR major
Tuesdays: 3:30 - 4:30 pm POLS major

Wednesdays: 1:30 - 2:50 pm POLS major
Wednesdays: 2:00 - 3:00 pm IR major

Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:30 am POLS major
Thursdays: 1:15 - 2:45 pm POLS and IR major

Fridays: 12:00 - 1:00 pm POLS major

All declared majors will be assigned to an advising committee only for the purposes of approving graduation applications.

Advising Forms and Roadmaps

Political Science Major Advising Form

International Relations Major Advising Form

Political Science/Journalism Advising Form

Political Science Minor Advising Form

The below are suggested course plans for students to meet both major and general education requirements.

Political Science Major (4 Year Plan) Political Science Major (Transfer Plan)

IR Major (4 Year Plan) IR Major (Transfer Plan)

Political Science/Journalism (4 Year Plan) Political Science/Journalism (Transfer Plan)