Political Science A Department of the School of Social Sciences & Education

The study of political science enables students to understand how political systems are organized and operate on the local, state, national, and international levels. Majors in political science are prepared for graduate studies as well as a wide variety of professional options including government service, law, business, teaching, research, and international relations.
The Department of Political Science at Jacksonville University hosts the Pi Psi chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha. Eligible students will be invited to join each year by the faculty advisor.

Major and Minor Requirements

Major Requirements Minor Requirements


  • U.S. Senators and Representatives
  • Florida State Senators and Representatives
  • City of Jacksonville
  • Equality Florida
  • Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Teen Court
  • JEA
  • Law Offices
  • NextGen America
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Political Campaigns
  • Public Defender's Office
  • Vote Smart

Faculty Resources

Internal and External Funding Opportunities    Teaching Resources


Dr. Michael PomanteDr. Michael Pomante

Assistant Professor of Political Science





Matthew Corrigan Dr. Matthew Corrigan

Professor of Political Science, Dean of College of Arts & Sciences