Politics & Government

Major, Minor

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.

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This IS Kalapuyan Land poster

Pacific University is proud to remember and celebrate the history, heritage and culture of Indigenous peoples during the month of November. Educational events include a museum exhibit, online library display, philosophy colloquium and movie screening.

Nicole George

Nicole George '16 is working to perpetuate and enhance the cultures of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian people of southeast Alaska.

Ballot Box in Forest Grove, Oregon

During this time when many people are experiencing anxiety related to the election (among other things), the Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement offers ten tips for staying sane during the election.