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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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Excelling in academics

If you’re looking for a program to get you into the world of politics, then our vote for you is political science. The political science department has developed rigorous coursework for our students to become prepared for any political journey you want. With opportunities in student-faculty research, internships and various student organizations, our students are ready for anything. Many of our students continue on in fields of campaigning, teaching and law. Does this sound like something you’d like to do? Then get started in political science!

Is political science the right choice for me?

When considering the right academic fit for you, the following attributes are typical of political science students:

  • Driven
  • Seeks challenges
  • Critical thinker

Through the political science department, professors do not teach us students what to think, rather how to think. I will forever be grateful to my political science professors and the classes that I have taken, which have allowed me to become a critical thinker and a globally-minded citizen. I have no doubt that I have gained the best education possible through the UWEC political science department, and that is largely in part due to the amazing professors I have had.

Amelia Neas | polticial science, world politics major

Academically advanced

Our areas of study in the political science department are designed to help you succeed in a field you’re passionate about. See if the fuel for your fire is here.

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Specialize your studies

Getting a certificate at the university means you have the opportunity to study something that could aide in your future career and enhance a passion you may already have. Learn about what certificates we offer as a department.

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