Political Science

Career Options

The Political Science major will provide you with the skills in critical thinking and strategic communication to excel as a government employee, an elected official, a teacher, or a business executive. Our curriculum will also give you the versatility to succeed in graduate school. Our graduates have pursued graduate and professional education at such prestigious institutions as University of Notre Dame, UCLA, Northwestern University, Washington University, St. Louis University, and the University of Illinois. They have held such positions as:
  • Mayor of St. Louis, Mo.
  • Adams County (Illinois) Circuit Judge
  • President and Attorney at Law, William J. Harte, Ltd. (Chicago)
  • Attorney, Alvarez Professional Corporation
  • Assistant State's Attorney, Adams County (Illinois)
  • Director of Legislations, Illinois State Board of Elections
  • Professor, University of Houston (Texas)
  • Director, Douglass Community Services CASA Program

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