Being a member of a student club or organization not only enables individuals to make friends and form a support network, it also provides meaningful opportunities for students to gain experiences with problem solving, budgeting, planning, and teamwork. Below are some of the student organizations popular among political science and legal studies majors.
The College Republicans at Ball State are dedicated to promoting the ideals and candidates of the Republican Party. This organization routinely hosts guest speakers, social events, and other activities that inform and empower students. Learn more.
The College Democrats at Ball State are dedicated to promoting the ideals and candidates of the Democratic Party. This organization routinely hosts guest speakers, social events, and other activities that inform and empower students. Learn more.
Pi Sigma Alpha is the national political science honor society. It is not affiliated with any political party. Students who are interested in joining Pi Sigma Alpha should contact Steven Hall. Learn more.
The Ball State Legal Studies Student Association is a student-oriented professional association designed to foster scholarship and leadership among those interested in pursuing a career in the legal field. This group routinely hosts guest speakers, professional development workshops, and organized study sessions. Learn more.
The Ball State Mock Trial Association is an academic team that participates in competitions that replicate trial settings. Through this valuable courtroom experience, students are able to hone their critical thinking and public speaking skills. The team competes at mock trial tournaments around the country. Learn more.
Midwest Model European Union
The Midwest Model European Union is a simulation that gives participants, known as delegates, an opportunity to hone their critical thinking, researching, public speaking, debating, writing, and leadership skills. In doing so, students learn about diplomacy, international relations, and governing bodies like the European Union. To learn more about the Midwest Model European Union, please contact Gene Frankland.
The Indiana affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union is dedicated to protecting the freedoms guaranteed to Indiana residents and businesses by the state and federal constitutions. Learn more.