The academic advisor from Student Academic Services, for Political Science is Katie Rockey  Please contact Student Academic Services at (785)864-3500 and ask to make an appointment with
 Katie Rockey  or students can schedule with her online at MySuccess    She will be in 504 Blake Wednesdays 9-4

or you can meet with the Undergraduate Director  Fall 2016: Dr. Alesha Doan    Spring 2017: John Kennedy

Checklist for Political Science Majors (Undergraduate)

KU Core POLS courses

Courses for the Public Policy Minor

Political Science Minor

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.

Departmental Honors 

  Undergraduate majors may qualify for departmental honors.  The student must have a minimum overall grade-point average of 3.25 and a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 in political science course work. These averages must be achieved at the end of the final semester. The program meets CLAS requirements for departmental honors. Consult the department before the beginning of the senior year.

  Graduation with Honors in Political Science


Political Philosophy and Empirical Theory
  • Paul Johnson
  • Paul Schumaker

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

Public Policy and Administration
  • Alesha Doan
  • Don Haider-Markel
  • Jiso Yoon
  • Paul Schumaker

Foreign Government and Comparative Politics
  • Hannah Britton
  • John Kennedy
  • Gail Buttorff
  • Gary Reich
  • Robert Rohrschneider
  • Jiso Yoon

International Law and Relations
  • Mariya Omelicheva
  • Nazli Avdan


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