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The Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science introduces the student to fundamental issues in the governmental process, social conditions that create a need for government, structure and procedures of governments, control of governments and enforcement of responsibility, and relationships among governments.

The goals of the program are to foster in our students an appreciation of government and politics and to prepare them to assume the duties of citizenship; to provide special knowledge and skills useful to those who plan to pursue public service; and to lay the foundations for the scholarly study of government, politics, and the law for those who plan to pursue graduate study or a legal education.

The political science degree program consists of two tracks:

  • Traditional Political Science
  • Public Service

Advising and Career Coaching

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Dana Gohmann M.Ed.

Lead Academic Advisor
Assistant to the Dean

Crestview Hall 137
Phone: (812) 941-2391
dgohmann@ius.edu

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Chelsi Sloan M.Ed.

Academic Advisor

Crestview Hall 135
Phone: 812-941-2391
chemsloa@ius.edu

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Misti Jones

Assistant Director
Career Coach/Employer Liaison for Arts & Letters and Social Sciences

Univ. Center South 106
Phone: (812) 941-2275
mjones24@ius.edu

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer positions are a great way to get exposed to your field(s) of interest and to invest time in your local community.

Internships

IU Southeast students have completed the following internships to get related experience for their majors. For information on currently available internship opportunities, visit the Internships job board.

Top Employers

This top employers list was created using the LinkedIn Alumni Tool.

  • Floyd County Government
  • University of Louisville
  • United States Air Force
  • Appriss
  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • City of Jeffersonville
  • United States Army Reserve

Career Development Center Events

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

January 19th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

January 19th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MLK Jeopardy Game (virtual)

MLK Jeopardy Game (virtual)

January 19th, 2021

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Campus Student Success Resources

Lunch and Learn - Campus Student Success Resources

January 21st, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Beyond Discussions: Options for Interaction

Beyond Discussions: Options for Interaction

January 21st, 2021

12:25 PM - 1:10 PM

MLK Kahoot! Trivia Game (virtual)

MLK Kahoot! Trivia Game (virtual)

January 21st, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

SIB Meeting Online Version

SIB Meeting Online Version

January 21st, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Facebook Virtual Involvement Fair

Facebook Virtual Involvement Fair

January 22nd, 2021

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

January 22nd, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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