A major in Political Science prepares students for a rich and rewarding career. Political science graduates are well equipped for professions both at home and abroad in the fields of law, business, criminal justice, education, journalism, and government service at the local, state, and federal levels. In fact, many political science graduates have reached the pinnacle of their respective professions.
The political science major provides students with the tools to become effective and politically active citizens and leaders. Students learn to process the endless flow of ideas, rhetoric and data that are an inescapable feature of the information age. By polishing valuable skills in analysis, communication, research, and writing, political science classes challenge students to think independently, with an informed awareness of current affairs and tolerance for other points of view. With these skills political science graduates are always among the leaders in community organizations and electoral politics.
Political science is among the most popular liberal arts majors and is highly suitable for combination as a double major with other disciplines such as business, economics, foreign languages, history, international studies, philosophy, psychology, and sociology, among others.
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Recent Awards for our Outstanding Faculty......
Dr. Randall Adkins - College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Research Award, 2014
Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado - UNO Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award, 2013
Dr. Carson Holloway - College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro - College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Service Award, 2011
Dr. Randall Adkins - Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010
Dr. Randall Adkins - College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007
Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro - College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007
Dr. Jody Neathery-Castro - Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007
Dr. Meredith Bacon - College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006
Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado - College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award, 2003
These awards are among the highest honors that UNO bestows on its faculty.
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