College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Social & Behavioral Sciences
The Political Science major offers students rigorous training in qualitative and quantitative analysis, normative and philosophical evaluation of political theory, of the rule of law, and background in the areas of the structural dynamics of republics, democratization, citizenship, civil rights and liberties, and justice. Students will gain the skills and knowledge necessary for the pursuit of careers in applied research and analysis, academia, service organizations, government, and law. The B.A. in Political Science provides excellent preparation for advanced study in the Social Sciences at the Master's and Ph.D. levels.