Political Science Club

Purpose

The purpose of the Political Science Club is to provide a forum for undergraduate students who are interested in the study of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma.

Mission

The mission of the Political Science Club includes informing Political Science and Public Administration majors and minors, as well as other OU Students, of social and academic opportunities within the department and on campus. It also provides information about career paths for which Political Science and Public Administration majors and minors are eligible. The Club also sponsors and/or co-sponsors campus events relevant to its mission. Finally, it provides students a setting in which they can meet and socialize with other students who share the same interests.


Students who are interested in the Club should email the President, or reach out through: ORGSYNC.COM

 

President: Jeremy Nowak j@ou.edu
Vice President: Cooper Kahoe Cooper.E.Kahoe-1@ou.edu 
Secretary: Dakota Vaughn v@ou.edu 
Treasurer: Tyler Self tself@ou.edu

Other Organizations of Interest to PSC/PAA Majors

Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, is the only honor society for college students of political science and government in the United States. Pi Sigma Alpha is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) and is designated as a "Specialized, Upper-Division" society by ACHS. There are now over 740 chapters of Pi Sigma Alpha located on college and university campuses in every state of the United States and one in Canada. The National Office of Pi Sigma Alpha is located at
1527 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036.

 

Qualifications: Must have 12 hours of political science, a 3.00 overall GPA, a 3.00 GPA in the major, and a cumulative 3.00 GPA. For more information, contact Professor Scott Lamothe at slamothe@ou.edu.

application
Submit applications to Dr. Lamothe and be sure to visit the Pi Sigma Alpha Website.

 


Student Association for Public Administration (SAPA)

Purpose: To further the interests of students majoring in Public Affairs and Administration and to offer extra-curricular activities and a social forum in which important and relevant issues of public management can be discussed and analyzed. Also, SAPA provides information on graduate programs in public administration and public policy topics, aids in career development, and provides information on fellowships, internships, and available jobs.


Qualifications:
Open to any undergraduate student interested in public administration.
For more information, please contact Alisa Fryar.



OU Pre-Law Club

Purpose: The University of Oklahoma Pre-Law Club is to inform members about the process of getting into Law School. By attending meetings with guest speakers, members will get insight on Law career options. LSAT practice tests, personal statement workshops, scholarships, Law School tours, and Law School forums are offered to all members.

 


Qualifications:
Open to any pre-law student.
For more information, please contact Lori DeKalb, loridekalb@ou.edu or 405-325-1596.



Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NSLA)

Maybe you hope to help eliminate hunger, battle illiteracy, stop abuse or reach out to poor and underserved populations. Or your life's mission could be to support education, the arts or faith-based programs.

Whatever call you hear, we'll help you answer.

The Nonprofit Leadership Program at OU is a way for students to gain experience in the world of nonprofit organizations.

  • The NLP is for students of all fields of study.
  • Fits into your regular academic program.
  • Teaches cutting-edge nonprofit management principles and trends.
  • Provides meaningful leadership and service opportunities.
  • Allows you to experience the real nonprofit world in a professional internship.

For more information, please contact: Susy Jorgenson at sjorgenson@ou.edu



Model UN

Purpose: Model United Nations of the Southwest provides high school and college students with the opportunity to experience the workings of the United Nations and to actively gain first-hand knowledge of international politics.


Qualifications: Any University of Oklahoma student may apply for a delegation at the Secretary General's office.  For more information, please contact Precollegiate Programs