Political Science majors encounter a wide range of topics related to government and politics. Our courses fall into several subfields—American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, public administration and public policy. Through their studies in Political Science, students will enhance their knowledge along with their critical thinking and empirical skills regarding the academic study of politics.
The department has a reputation for undergraduate teaching excellence. Faculty members have won numerous teaching awards, including two Alumni Master Teacher Awards.
Political Science Minors