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Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science provides students with an opportunity to explore political institutions and processes at the local, state, national, and global levels. With a faculty of 25 innovative and accomplished scholars, the Department offers a comprehensive curriculum covering the fields of American politics, international relations, comparative politics, public law, political theory, and public policy. Our diverse course offerings and committed faculty provide undergraduate and graduate students with a unique opportunity to develop the critical thinking and communication skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century.

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    Doctoral Program

    Our distinctive doctoral program emphasizes academic rigor and a committement to teaching

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    Master's Program

    Offering advanced training and expertise in a variety of subfields

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    Our Graduate Program

    Learn more about our distinctive programs, accessable faculty, and engaging graduate student cohort.

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    BA in Political Science

    A comprehensive program which explores the structures of government in all of their societal manifestations, using a variety of approaches and methods.

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    Honors Program

    Providing serious students the opportunity for a special educational experience in small seminars to develop writing, speaking,& analytical skills.

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    Washington Semester

    Experience one of the world's great cities, while gaining the practical skills to build a bridge from college to the rest of your life.