Delve into the politics and policies of the United States, as well as the world, including law, the environment, civil rights, socialism, conservatism and other contemporary issues.
Study a challenging, intensive curriculum that reflects a concern with the improvement of local, national and global communities. Participate in local and national internships and/or study abroad. Complete a meaningful senior thesis project and learn with professors who are actively involved at Pacific University and in other arenas. Benefit from the program’s strong ties to Pacific’s Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement.
Pacific has once again earned the designation as a Voter Friendly Campus for 2023-2024 from two national voting rights organizations. Find out what Pacific's Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement is doing to help make life-long voters out of our students!
The Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement wants to remind voters that time is running out to participate in Oregon's May 16 special election. Voters must register to vote or update their voter registration details by Tuesday, April 25. Learn more about what's at stake this year at the ballot box.
Dr. Paul Snell, who teaches politics and government in Pacific University's College of Arts & Sciences, was awarded indefinite tenure.