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Election Resource Center: The 2020 SSU Election Resource Center and its Registration and Voting Pages contain valuable election information designed especially for students. You can access these resources directly here and watch It Matters: CA Ballot Measure.
Remote Services: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SSU has transitioned to remote instruction for spring 2020.  Employees are working remotely in almost all departments. Email is the best way to communicate with our faculty and staff. Please see the SSU COVID-19 site for more information.

The Political Science program at Sonoma State University offers excellent opportunities for the study of government and politics. Over 40 courses cover all major aspects of the discipline. Students develop an understanding of human behavior as this relates to politics. They learn to discuss and analyze critically the many current public policy issues facing the United States and the world. They are taught how to analyze and understand world affairs and comparative politics. They are trained in the appropriate research techniques for the study of political processes.