Academics

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Why Choose Political Science at WIU?

  • Learn in the classroom through in-depth simulations like Model Illinois Government and Model United Nations
  • Through a partnership with John Marshall Law School, complete your undergraduate degree and a Juris Doctor degree in six years instead of seven 
  • Multiple internship opportunities, including the WIU in DC program and through contacts with local public officials
  • Integrated program allows students to receive a Bachelor's and Master's degrees in five years

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • United States House of Representatives (Congressional Staffer)
  • Illinois House of Representatives (Legislative Staffer)
  • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
  • Multiple regional law firms

Scholarships