Welcome to the Department of Political Science at Radford University. We are a department that is dedicated to teaching, research, service and public engagement at the local, state, national and international arenas. We offer both a BA and BS in Political Science, featuring concentrations in Public Affairs; Law, Justice and Society; and Foreign and National Security Policy. In addition to the major, we offer minors in Political Science, International Studies and Leadership. We are dedicated to high impact teaching practices. Classes feature simulations, writing and revision, collaboration and community engagement. Clubs include Model United Nations and the Political Science Society.  Please explore our website to learn more about Political Science at Radford.

Outstanding POSC Students

  1. Political science students in action »


    Political science students participated in Advocacy Day and had the opportunity to meet state senators and delegates at the Virginia Legislature to lobby for higher education and the interests of the Radford University community.

  2. Model UN members earn honors at regional conference »


    Members of Radford University's Model United Nations Club participated in the Southern Regional Model United Nations on March 30-April 1.

  3. Study abroad trip in Chile »


    Political science major Elliot Smith learned new perspectives while studying politics abroad in Chile.

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