College of Liberal Arts
UTEP’s political science program and the University’s location on the U.S.-Mexico border is a boon for students pursuing careers in international affairs in government agencies at the federal, state or local level. Students can broaden their perspective in concentration fields such as Comparative Politics or American Political Behavior and Institutions.
Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, has won many “Best Chapter” awards
Faculty have geographic expertise in politics of Brazil, China, the EU, Mexico and Peru
Students have internship opportunities at governmental agencies at the federal, state and local levels
Armand Avila praised faculty for their deep knowledge and insistence on student interaction, which have created a dynamic learning environment. As a student, he volunteers with social justice and voting rights groups and has served in leadership roles with the Student Government Association.
Political science majors go into a wide array of careers, including government jobs, the judicial system and law enforcement.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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