Political Science

Your First Choice

See the academic catalog for admission and degree requirements.

Undergraduate Program Concentrations

Bachelor of Arts, General Political Science Concentration

Political Science is a popular choice of students among the liberal arts due to its rigor and well-rounded curriculum. The discipline’s subfields of American Government, International Relations and Public Administration are amply covered at McNeese State University. Additionally, government majors study foreign languages, philosophy, art, music, economics and sociological methods.

Graduates have gone on to earn advanced degrees in political science, public administration, international relations, English, social work and law. Doctors Dominic Beggan and Aaron Sweeney, charter members of the Chi Psi Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha – the National Political Science Honor Society, respectively teach political science at Lamar University and practical medicine.

General Political Science Concentration

Bachelor of Arts, Political Communications Concentration

Political Communications Concentration

Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Policy Concentration

Environmental Policy Concentration

Bachelor of Arts, Political Philosophy Concentration

Political Philosophy Concentration

Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Law Concentration

Pre-Law Concentration


Political Science, Minor

Program Contact

Dr. Gregory Clark, Department Head
Department of Social Sciences
Tel: (337) 475-5166