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Undergraduate Program

The mission of the undergraduate program in Political Science is to provide students with a solid grasp of the American political system and other political systems within the context of global forces, international conflicts, social movements, ideological systems and diversity.

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To receive a minor in Political Science, a student must complete a minimum of 30 unduplicated units. A PoliSci minor will get exposure to three of our four concentrations in their coursework.

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The Research Honors Track is an innovative program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors (BAH) and will give participants the analytical tools they need to write top-notch honors theses and collaborate with Stanford faculty and Ph.D. students.

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Follow these simple steps to declare a major in Political Science.

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There are several activities leading up to graduation, both for the department and University. We will post information as it becomes available.

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If you have questions about the Political Science major, please feel free to reach out to our peer advisors. They would love to speak with you!

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Keep in touch alumni! We will be featuring one of our graduates on this page and hope to encourage our alumni to keep us up to date.

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Summer Research College is open to all Stanford undergraduates, from all disciplines. Students have the opportunity to work on ongoing research projects with a Stanford professors.

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