Political Science A Department of the Division of Social Sciences

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.

Learn about Political Assassinations this Summer 2019.

Major and Minor Requirements

Major requirements Minor requirements


  • U.S. Senators and Representatives
  • Florida State Senators and Representatives
  • City of Jacksonville
  • Equality Florida
  • Jacksonville Teen Court
  • JEA
  • NextGen America
  • Vote Smart
  • Law Offices
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Political Campaigns


Dr. Austin Trantham

Dr. Austin TranthamDepartment Coordinator & Assistant Professor of Political Science

Dr. Michael Pomante

Dr. Michael PomanteAssistant Professor of Political Science