Political Science

Classes where thinking and writing come first. Engaging professors. Opportunities to get involved. In political science, you’ll look at the structure of government – power,  structures and concepts – in a small-classroom setting that allows you to zero-in and master ideas and theories.

What Are Some Potential Careers?
  • Law (with graduate school)
  • Customs
  • Probation
  • Public Service
  • Government
  • Corporations
  • Policy Analysis
What Courses Would I Take?
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legislative Law
  • Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • Critical and Logical Reasoning
What Else Can I Do?
  • Compete across the country in Moot Court, a simulated court experience competition
  • Learn about the politics and history of the Arab world in the Model Arab League
  • Make a difference in the lives of wrongfully convicted with the Wesleyan Justice Project
  • Join Pi Sigma Alpha: Pi Theta, the political science fraternity chapter
  • Prepare for a career in law through the PreProfessional Programs Law & Legal Career track
Where Are Your Students Now?
  • Practicing law in cities across the country
  • Holding ranking positions in the U.S. military
  • Attending law school at places like Texas Wesleyan School of Law, Baylor and Texas Tech
  • Studying at prestigious graduate schools at Cornell University and Duke University
Degree Information
  • B.A., B.S., Political Science
  • B.S., Political Science Pre-Law Emphasis

Scholarship Opportunities

Contact Michelle Payne at 817-531-6507 or mpayne@txwes.edu to learn more about scholarship opportunities.


Michelle Payne
Assistant Professor of Political
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