Undergraduate Major

Your success is important to us! Talk with an advisor about choosing courses, developing intellectual and professional skills, engaging on campus, and planning for your career.

Is your interest in American institutions? International Relations? Political Theory and philosophy? Politics around the world? Our courses span a wide range of interests.

Find out how rewarding it can be to study Political Science around the world! —Photo by Molly Gannon at Lisbon, Portugal 

This professional network is an exclusive place where UW-Madison alumni and students can come together to offer support in achieving career goals and exploring professional opportunities.

Scholarships for academic excellence, research projects, and support for professional development.

Internships, career advising, resume and cover letter advice! –Photo by Benjamin Goodwin.

Visit the North Hall Blog for job and career opportunities, campus events, and political science news! (external site)

Whether you’re ready to hit the job market, or just exploring your options as a first-year student, Handshake is a must-have for every L&S student.

Do you love politics? Do you want to influence public policy? Are international affairs your thing? Do campaigns and voter behavior fascinate you? Be a Poli Sci major!

Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. Mock Trial. Alexander Hamilton Society. Volunteering and a whole host of Registered Student Organizations in politics, political advocacy, and public and community service.

The Political Economy, Philosophy, and Politics (PEPP) Certificate is rooted in a core insight: social, economic, and political problems have ethical, political, and economic dimensions.