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Political Science

If Aristotle is correct when he observes that the end of politics is the good for man, then we may appropriately conclude that the study of politics—no less than a complete liberal arts education—aims at a comprehensive understanding of man and human communities. The following requirements for students in political science include five major categories which subdivide the disciplineand help to articulate its many facets.

  1. Introductory-Level Political Science
  2. Political Philosophy
  3. American Government and Politics
  4. Comparative Politics and International Relations
  5. Constitutional Law, Public Administration and Policy

The political science major requires 11 courses in political science. In addition, four courses must be taken from three other social science disciplines (geography, sociology, psychology, criminal justice and history).

Major(s): Political Science
Minor(s): Political Science

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