Why Study Political Science at CSB & SJU?

  • Recent CSB and SJU political science graduates have attended Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, Duke Law School, University of California-Berkeley, New York University Law School, University of Michigan Law School, University of Minnesota Law School, University of Notre Dame Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, as well as many others.
  • Our Mock Trial team is very active and has landed in the top 20 in the National Championship Tournament several times in recent years.
  • The Washington D.C. Summer Study program takes students to Washington, D.C. for a ten-week, four-credit internship working in various governmental organizations (including Congress).

Program Overview

  • Our program begins with important groundwork in U.S. politics, international relations, political theory, and political life.
  • It continues with higher level courses in political institutions, public policy, law and courts, and comparative politics.
  • It is completed during the senior research seminar, a project that will incorporate all the student has learned over the course of study.


Our political science alums can be found in a variety of careers.