Highlights, Special Features and Opportunities
The Government and International Affairs (Political Science) major holds various highlights, special features and opportunities for Augustana students.
- The Honors Program is for students who accept academic challenges that go well beyond the requirements to graduate.
- The Molly Malsam Excellence in Writing Award encourages students to write the best political science papers.
- What’s more, our Augustana ranks among the top schools in the nation in the number of students who have received a prestigious Truman Scholarship, awarded to those who intend to pursue a career in the government or public service sectors.
- C.O.U.P.S., the slightly mischievous acronym for the Committee of Undergraduate Political Scientists, is the Government Department’s student club.
- The annual Department Banquet, where students and faculty enjoy good food and listen to great guest speakers.