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Get Involved in Political Science

The Department of Political Science has many opportunities for you to get involved. Joining a student organization helps you build your resume, make connections and meet other Rams who are studying the same thing. Check out how you can get involved in political science today.

Join Pi Gamma Mu

Pi Gamma Mu is a national honor society for social sciences. Membership is limited to only students in the School of Natural & Social Science who meet the membership requirements. Visit the RamSpace website to learn more about Pi Gamma Mu.

Join Young Conservatives of Texas, Texas Wesleyan Chapter

The Young Conservatives of Texas, Texas Wesleyan Chapter is a non-profit, non-sectarian, non-partisan voluntary educational organization that seeks to research, study and inform on matters of public policy, the role of government within constitutional boundaries, the democratic process and education, among other topics. Attention is placed on activities which assist in the education and development of dedicated, knowledgeable and responsible leaders in America. 



Join Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Theta Chapter

Pi Sigma Alpha is the National Political Science Honor Society founded and is classified as an “upper division, specialized” honor society, limiting membership to those completing a percentage of total university required hours and political science coursework, and earning a GPA placing them in the top third of the whole junior or senior class, plus specific grade requirements as to political science coursework. Contact your political science faculty adviser for more details. 


Hatton Sumners Scholars

The Hatton Sumners Foundation supports Texas Wesleyan University students looking towards careers in public service through scholarship and event attendance opportunities. Political Science majors are often named as Sumners Scholars and have participated in events such as the Texas Tribune weekend or conferences hosted by the Center for Ethical Leadership at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. The Sumners Foundation also offers general scholarships, and scholarship opportunities at the graduate and law school level.  

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