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Welcome to the Department of Government and Justice Studies

The Department of Government and Justice Studies (GJS) is home to over 600 undergraduate majors and over 70 graduate students. They study with 35 full-time tenure-track faculty who are at the forefront of their diverse areas of expertise and are amongst the most honored teachers at Appalachian State University. 

Undergraduate Programs of Study

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Undergraduate Programs of Study

Students can major in Political Science (BS or BA) and Criminal Justice (BSCJ).  Learn more.  
 
 

Honors Program

Pre-Law Program

Graduate Programs of Study

 

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Graduate Programs of Study

The Department offers graduate degrees in Political Science (MA) and Public Administration (MPA).  Learn more.

Internship Information