In light of the Covid-19 situation,  all UC Davis Fall 2020 courses will move to virtual instruction.  As a result, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions until further notice.  At this time, the preferred method of contact for departmental staff members is e-mail; please visit our administrative staff contact page for further information.


The Department of Political Science offers a full range of graduate seminars across the subfields of the discipline.

Graduate Course Descriptions

This roster lists graduate-level courses in the Department of Political Science, with prerequisites and brief descriptions, and units of credit shown within parentheses.