We are nine accomplished teacher-scholar political scientists representing all of the major fields of the discipline: American Government, Comparative Government, International Politics, Political Theory, and Public Administration. We offer both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees at the undergraduate level.  See Courses for current and past undergraduate courses offered by us.

At the graduate level, see Master of Public Administration plus our listing of Graduate Courses.

We provide campus-wide advising for pre-law students.  The Pre-Law Program page is maintained by Pre-Law Advisor Brian Smentkowski.

We are very involved in student affairs. The faculty actively advise a variety of diverse clubs and organizations, and all participate in sponsored forums, campus-community events, and outreach service.  We sponsor severalOrganizations, including Model United Nations and the Iota Rho Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha.  We regularly conduct campus forums on political events of note; see Political Science Events for current actions.  

We are located at Carnahan 211, a suite of offices on the second floor of Carnahan Hall.  Our Administrative Assistant is Debbie Devenport.  Her office is at Carnahan Hall 211B, accessed via the right-side door from the front side of Carnahan.  Our telephone number is (573) 651-2183 and our FAX is (573) 651-2695.  Here's our quarters seen from the building's front side facing the campus drive.


Bachelor of Arts Degree

Bachelor of Science Degree

Courses Offered

Master of Public Administration