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UNT’s Department of Political Science department offers students the opportunity to study 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.
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. A minor in political science will help diversify your education and prepare you for a career path working with public policy or politics.
Our faculty members are among the most active researchers in the field, and many are considered experts in their focus area. They've written books and articles for respected publications and received numerous grants to study: