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Undergraduate Academic Center, 355
Phone: 512.245.2143
Fax: 512.245.7815

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Department of Political Science


UAC ImageThe Department of Political Science is a part of the College of Liberal Arts at Texas State University-San Marcos. As a liberal arts discipline, the department offers two undergraduate degrees, an undergraduate degree in Political Science (B.A. POSI) and an undergraduate degree in Public Administration (BPA). In addition, we offer three graduate degrees including a M.A. in Political Science (M.A. POSI), a M.A. in Legal Studies (M.A. LS), and a Master of Public Administration (MPA). We are the academic home for about 800 undergraduate majors and minors and 380 graduate students. We also offer graduate certificates in Mediation and Paralegal Studies. We house the Center for Research, Public Policy, and Training (CRPPT) and the Armed Forces and Society Journal.


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Political Science Faculty Author Award Winning Textbook

Congratulations to Professor Sherri Mora, Dr. Will Ruger and Dr. Ed Mihalkanin on receiving the award for First Edition of the Year from McGraw Hill for the textbook, "The State of Texas:  Government, Politics and Policy."

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