Political Science

Charles TurnerDear Friends,

If you are interested in politics, how and why government works the way it does, international issues and systems, political theory, or the law and justice systems, then join us in the Political Science Department. We offer bachelor's degrees in general political science, an option in legal studies, international relations, criminal justice, and public administration, and master's degrees in political science and public administration.

Our accomplished, committed, and energetic faculty offer a variety of courses and will guide you through a program suited to your interests.

The Political Science Department also offers numerous scholarships, internships, service learning opportunities, study abroad, and other activities such as the Model United Nations, the Community Legal Information Center (CLIC), the Moot Court competition, Pi Sigma Alpha (the national political science honor society), the Pre-Law Society, and the Criminal Justice Student Association.

Ryan Patten
Professor and Department Chair

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