Study the systems, institutions, and leaders that cause social change.
As a Political Science major at Butler, you will learn how to effect positive social change as an active and responsible citizen of your community, country, and world.
Pursue positive social change.
As a Political Science major at Butler, you will learn how to effect positive social change as an active and responsible citizen of your community, country, and world. Through internships, research, and community-based service learning, you will gain practical experience and empathetic understanding, working with organizations focused on policymaking, social justice, legal and human rights, poverty, and more.
You can immerse yourself in the culture and politics of other countries, during study abroad tours and fieldwork led by our faculty. You even have the option of completing your degree in three years.
Washington D.C. Learning Semester
The White House, State Department, Amnesty International, and numerous other sites. Participants also take for-credit classes in foreign policy and the history and public art of Washington.
Center for Citizenship and Community
All Butler undergraduates take at least one service-learning course involving active engagement with Indianapolis neighborhoods and community organizations. Our Center for Citizenship and Community (CCC) helps identify community partners, design courses, and foster student growth in civic mindedness.