Undergraduate Program


  • B.A. in Political Science:  This is the study of human behavior as it relates to governments, public policy and campaigns and elections.  Contact:  Dr. Nancy Marion, nmarion@uakron.edu 
  • B.A. in Political Science - National Security Track:  This degree prepares students for national security occupations, such as the FBI, the intelligence community, or other national security careers.  Contact: Dr. Karl Kaltenthaler, kck@uakron.edu
  • B.A. in Political Science/Juris Doctorate (3+3)In collaboration with the School of Law, this joint degree allows fourth-year undergraduate students to take courses in the Law School and receive both degrees in 6 years. Contact: Dr. Philip Marcin, pjm@uakron.edu 
  • B.A. in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics (PPE): This unique, interdisciplinary degree provides students with a broad social science background that introduces them to concepts and ideas of the individual areas and how they interrelate with one another. Contact: Dr. Jim McHugh, mchugh@uakron.edu

Schedule of Classes