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History & Political Science (History Track, Political Science Track, Pre-Law Track – Major, Minors, Secondary Ed)

Courses in History and Political Science seek to provide a general understanding of the framework of the past, to provide a basis for comprehending the dynamic forces that shape events, and to develop a sense of perspective with which to view the trends of the present world. The major is recommended for students preparing for secondary teaching, graduate study in History or Political Science, or the study of law.

The major has four tracks:

History Track
History with Teacher Certification Track
Political Science Track
Political Science with Pre-Law Emphasis Track

Minors are available in:

Political Science


“The political science program has aided me in developing an international perspective and the ability to apply historical narrative to the pressing issues of our time.”
Bobby Mathius,
Class of 2017

History & Political Science Program Contact

Dr. Junius Rodriguez
Burgess Hall – Room 201C
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530

Dr. Erika Quinn
Burgess Hall - Room 201A
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530