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5/15/20: The Department of Political Science's main office in 218 Harrison Hall will remain closed until further notice. All faculty and staff continue to work from home and can be reached via email.

➡︎ Miami University COVID-19 Information

Dr. Bryan MarshallWelcome to the Department of Political Science website! We are a large and growing department with over 1,000 declared majors, minors, and graduate students. With 20+ full-time faculty and staff, we offer our students a wide variety of courses and opportunities. Prospective students can find information about majors and what you might study as a Political Science student at Miami University. Current students can find information about your professors, office hours, major and minor requirements, internships, fellowships, jobs, and upcoming current events. Alumni can find information about what other alumni are doing and learn how you might be able to Make a Difference.

We are very proud of our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Please feel free to look around and you will understand why.

Dr. Bryan Marshall, Chair

Spring 2020 Calendar

Internship Search

The Center for Career Exploration & Success offers many tips and tools to assist you in your search for internships and jobs. Be sure to check out their very valuable services.

Center for Career Exploration & Success

Internship and Job Search

POL Internship Information and Application

Winter 2021 POL Courses

All are 100% online, and you can register through Banner now.

course descriptions

  • POL 221W–Comparative Politics
  • POL 241–American Political System
  • POL 261–Public Administration
  • POL 303W–Modern Political Philosophy
  • POL 307–Public Opinion Laboratory
  • POL 343W–American Presidency

Waitlist for Fall 2020

Fall 2020 Course Registration-Waitlist Instructions

  • DO NOT contact course instructors requesting to be force added into a closed course. POL will again use Banner Waitlist.
  • Banner Waitlist will be available when open registration begins at 9:00 AM on 5/11/20 through 11:59 PM on 5/25/20.
  • You can access Waitlist through Banner registration.
  • Once open registration begins, you can immediately register for courses with open seats.
  • All prerequisites still apply.
  • If a course is full, add your name to the Waitlist...see instructions.
  • If a seat opens, you will be notified by email and have 24 hours to accept or decline the seat.
  • If you do not respond, you will be dropped from the Waitlist and the next person on the list will be offered the seat...CHECK YOUR EMAIL!

More information about Waitlisting

updated: 05/26/2020