Political Science

The breadth and diversity of political science makes it a discipline well suited for answering the major issues challenging the world of the 21st century. Over 90 percent of political science students go on to law school and graduate school within the first year of graduation. Political science faculty introduce scientific and philosophical perspectives in order to develop student ability to examine the United States, regions of the world, international relations, and the nature of government. Majors acquire proficiency in writing, communication, critical thinking skills, advocacy, and analysis,all of which are critical to a well-rounded and educated individual.