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Cal Poly California Bill Class

Cal Poly California Bill Class

A Political Science class that is also an opportunity to pass legislation in California.

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Our department is bursting with stories about award-winning faculty and student leaders involved in important work.

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Nicole Angelini

Cal Poly Master in Public Policy

Learn how the Political Science Department's Master in Public Policy program can broaden your mind and develop your career.

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Resiliency Project

Resiliency Project

The Resiliency Project seeks to learn how people experience setbacks, opposition, and oppression while retaining mental and physical well-being.

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Model UN

Students in POLS 285 participating in the Model UN!

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POLS Faculty in the News

POLS Faculty continue to be active in shaping the public dialogue in the field.

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Mock Trial

Mock Trial is the epitome of Learn by Doing. Find out more about this unmatched experience!

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Paideia

The goal is to create a political science journal to showcase student work, connect alumni with current students, create opportunities for students to enter the professional world!

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Welcome to the Cal Poly Political Science Department

In our undergraduate and graduate programs, students study government, politics, and policy, develop and refine their communication and analytical skills, and become informed, active citizens in a diverse global context.

We boast university and college award winners in teaching, research, and community service. Students will learn from an outstanding faculty who employ a variety of teaching methods, instructional approaches, and interdisciplinary orientations.


Cal Poly is in tiłhini, the Place of the Full Moon. We gratefully acknowledge, respect, and thank yak tityu tityu yak tiłhini, Northern Chumash Tribe of San Luis Obispo County and Region in whose homelands we are guests.  

 

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Upcoming

Faculty, staff, students and the campus community are invited to attend the Open Forum scheduled for each of the finalists. By disciplinary training, both candidates are Political Scientists. Open Forums will run 11:10 a.m. to Noon in Philips Hall (Building 06, Room 124) on the dates listed below:

  • Tuesday, January 15 - Mitchell P. Smith
  • Friday, January 18 - Philip J. Williams

 

 

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Awards

Morgan Boyd

Our department's 2017-18 award-winners presented by The College of Liberal Arts.

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