Develop valuable skills in analytic thinking, decision-making, and communication - abilities that are crucial to your success throughout life. Offered as a minor.
Gain a working knowledge of foreign and domestic politics and study how governments and citizens act and interact in the making of public policy. Develop a global perspective as well as critical thinking and communication skills. Deepen your ethical sensibility through the study of fundamental ethical questions that are intrinsic to politics.
You will examine the theories and conceptual models used to describe, explain, and predict events, so that you move beyond seeing political events as simply a series of distinct cases. Learn the research methods of the field and produce your own analysis of public policy issues and independent research.
Students interested in Political Science can also pursue a major in Politics and Law.