Welcome to the Political Science major!
Here are some of the most common questions we get from our majors. Don't see what you're looking for? Email the department for more information!
Students planning to enroll in an independent study (PLSC 390) through the Department of Political Science are required to complete the indepdent study contract and return it to the department office.
Juniors and seniors are eligible to join the Beta Xi chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha. To be selected, a student must have completed the following academic requirements:
(1) Six units in political science at UR;
(2) Three units of which must be at the 300 or 400 level;
(3) Overall GPA of 3.3; and
(4) Overall GPA of 3.5 in the major.