Prospective Students

Students are the backbone of the Political Science department and we want to ensure you have everything you need to have an excellent experience. Please find below a collection of helpful links full of information about our undergraduate program. These include resources for financial assistance, details of program requirements, and other support resources to help ensure you make the most of the undergraduate program. If you have any other questions or if you'd like to know more about the POLS undergraduate program or the UofL student experience, please feel free to reach out to the department at  or call us at (502) 852-6831.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why Major in Political Science at U of L?

Find out why why you should major in Political Science in our department!

BA vs BS

Additional clarification on our different degrees and tracks.

Online BA

Our online BA was designed for adult learners who want to earn a college degree or certificate while working full time or juggling other life priorities. Earning a degree online enables you to fit education into your busy schedule and help you achieve your personal and professional goals faster. Whether you’re looking to stand out in your company, make a career move, achieve a personal goal, be a role model for your loved ones or all of the above, online education through the University of Louisville can help you get there.

Careers in Political Science

Check out your career options with a Bachelors in Political Science