About the Department of Political Science
Courses are designed to introduce you to the political ideas and events that have shaped our world and to train you to think critically about issues pertinent to our interdependent world. Our program is designed to prepare you for a variety of careers including: academia, law, journalism, government, non-profit organizations, international organizations, research, education and business.
The Department of Political Science at UNO stresses its instructional mission, while strongly fulfilling its research and service obligations. Our instructors have received Excellence in Teaching Awards, published books and articles, and regularly share their professional knowledge with the community.
Department of Political Science At A Glance
|Number of Majors:||160|
|Degrees Offered:||Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science|
|Optional Concentrations:||Yes (Government Affairs and Civic Engagement, Foreign and National Security Affairs, Law and the courts, Political Theory, and Race, Ethnicity, Gender Politics)|
|Credits needed:||B.A. - 36 credits, B.S. - 36 credits|
|Number of Faculty:||10 full-time, 17 part-time and adjunct|
|Number of Students:||90|
|Degrees Offered:||Master of Science (thesis and non-thesis options)|
|Optional Concentrations:||International Affairs|
Yes (Government, Global Intelligence Operations, Intelligence and National Security)
|Number of Faculty:||10 full-time, 8 part-time and adjunct|