The Department of Political Science provides students a well rounded program of study focusing on the theoretical, methodological and applied approaches to politics, governmental systems, and public administration. The Department and its degree programs prepare students to exercise political responsibility at the local, state, national, and international levels. The Department prepares students for advanced study in graduate and professional schools, and careers in government, public administration, international relations and the private sector.
The department and its degree programs prepare students to exercise political responsibility in its various dimensions -- local, state, national, and international -- by offering courses in the principal fields of the discipline, through internships, and offering study abroad opportunities. The department offers students a curriculum focusing on politics and government which provides them a deeper understanding of the discipline. The department not only prepares students to undertake advanced study in graduate and professional schools, but prepares students for careers in government and public administration, international relations, and the private sector.