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Kristina Youngblood is the Political Science Academic Advisor from College Advising and Student Services.  Students can schedule an appointment with her either online through MySuccess via the myKU Portal or by calling College Advising & Student Services at (785) 864-3500 during normal business hours (8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday).  She does not schedule appointments via email as her availability changes quickly.
 The Undergraduate Director is available during his office hours: Dr. John Kennedy

Checklist for Political Science Majors (Undergraduate)

KU Core POLS courses

Courses for the Public Policy Minor

Political Science Minor

Graduation with Departmental Honors

Some policies of interest to undergraduate students:
Course Repeat Policy
Grade Appeal Policy
Incomplete Grade Policy
Academic Misconduct Policy & Procedures

Study Abroad Credit:

"You will need to bring your Study Abroad- 'Academic Plan and Approval' form, as well as Course descriptions/information of each course to be assessed to the main office of the major department. Turn in the materials (include your name, e-mail address, and major). The approval process takes up to two weeks. You will be contacted after these have been evaluated to pick them up. If you do not hear from us after two weeks of submission, please contact us.


Political Philosophy and Empirical Theory
  • Paul Johnson
  • Brittnee Carter

US Political Institutions and Processes
  • Christina Bejarano
  • Don Haider-Markel
  • Paul Johnson
  • Mark Joslyn
  • Burdett Loomis
  • Patrick Miller

Public Policy and Administration
  • Don Haider-Markel

Foreign Government and Comparative Politics
  • Hannah Britton
  • John Kennedy
  • Gary Reich
  • Robert Rohrschneider
  • Michael Wuthrich

International Law and Relations
  • Mariya Omelicheva
  • Nazli Avdan
  • Clayton Webb
  • Brittnee Carter


  • Clayton Webb



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