Bachelor of Arts

Political Science

ODU's Political Science majors learn about national and international politics, governmental structures, the processes by which power and government exist, and the theoretical and philosophical principles that underlie these structures.

Program Highlights

  • Major and minor available in Political Science.
  • Concentrations offered in Pre-Law and Environmental Policies & Issues.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.
  • Graduates are prepared for professional or graduate school, or for a variety of careers.

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Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view sample 4-year plans.

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Outcomes & Careers

Graduates are prepare for professional or graduate school or a variety of career paths.

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Political Science Department

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Ohio Dominican is just minutes from downtown Columbus, where students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships with a variety of companies and organizations. Central Ohio enjoys a diverse economy with many internship possibilities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Ohio Dominican's faculty and Career Development Center are eager to help interested students secure relevant internship experiences.

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Studying abroad introduces you to new cultures and experiences. ODU offers life-changing trips ideal for students interested in:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Business & Politics
  • History & Culture
  • Languages & Literature
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Have Questions? Contact Us!

For program questions, contact:

Ron Carstens, Ph.D.
Erskine Hall, Room 206
(614) 251-4663

For admission questions, contact:

Undergraduate Admission

Griffin Student Center, 203
(614) 251-4500
(800) 955-OHIO (955-6446)