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.
The Department of Political Science at Jacksonville University hosts the Pi Psi chapter of. Eligible students will be invited to join each year by the faculty advisor, Dr. Austin Trantham.

Major and Minor Requirements

Major Requirements Minor Requirements


  • U.S. Senators and Representatives
  • Florida State Senators and Representatives
  • City of Jacksonville
  • Equality Florida
  • Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Teen Court
  • JEA
  • Law Offices
  • NextGen America
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Political Campaigns
  • Public Defender's Office
  • Vote Smart

Faculty Resources

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Dr. Austin Trantham

Dr. Austin Trantham一道本不卡免费高清Department Coordinator & Assistant Professor of Political Science

Dr. Michael Pomante

Dr. Michael PomanteAssistant Professor of Political Science