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UNT’s undergraduate program offers students the opportunity to specialize in American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory. The department also has strengths in areas that bridge traditional subfield boundaries, such as Peace and Conflict, Political Institutions, and Race and Ethnic Politics. Exceptional students may also apply to complete a Master's degree in political science while an undergraduate student.
You may choose courses in American politics, public law, political theory, public policy, government and politics around the world, and international relations. You'll also take one required course in political research methods. Several electives help you learn advanced research techniques, making you more competitive in the job market. We also oversee a study abroad program at The Hague, Netherlands where you can live in an international hub for justice and law.
The Master's degree in Political Science is intended to prepare students for academic careers in research and teaching, and professional careers in public service or the private sector. It may thus serve the needs of both students and practitioners of government, politics, and business. While pursuing your degree, you'll examine politics from both substantive and methodological aspects.
UNT offers excellent faculty, high-profile research opportunities and the flexibility to explore special interests. Students can choose to focus on\American government and public law, comparative government and politics, international relations or political theory. They can also develop expertise in survey research and statistical analysis.
Benefits of Grad Track
A political science degree teaches you analytical opens the door to jobs in public, non-profit, and private organizations. Many political science majors pursue careers in: