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McMicken College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science offers a wide range of courses designed to equip undergraduate and graduate students with advanced understanding about political life in the United States and abroad. Students develop conceptual, communication, and methodological skills, examine normative and analytic theories with which to study contemporary and emerging public issues, and develop an awareness of how political science relates to the other social sciences and the humanities.

Check out video reflections by recent political science and international affairs alums.


  • International Affairs major Julie Marzec received the Marian Spencer Diversity Ambassador Award on Wed April 18, 2012 at the UC Diversity Conference. She recently completed her senior thesis on women's police stations in Ecuador.
  • International Affairs major Alyssa Roberts will be a State Department intern in the fall 2012 semester. She will be working in the Office of Multilateral Coordination and External Affairs for the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration.
  • Political Science major Amara Agomuo was elected as an at-large Senator in the Student Government elections.
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