Constitution Capital Building, Sacramento

Welcome to the Political Science Department

The Political Science program at Sonoma State University offers excellent opportunities for the study of government and politics. Over 40 courses cover all major aspects of the discipline. Students develop an understanding of human behavior as this relates to politics. They learn to discuss and analyze critically the many current public policy issues facing the United States and the world. They are taught how to analyze and understand world affairs and comparative politics. They are trained in the appropriate research techniques for the study of political processes.

Programs Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • Master's in Public Administration
  • Minor in Political Science
  • Teaching Credential Preparation
  • Certificate Program in the Administration of Nonprofit Agencies