Leadership in the Art of Politics

Political Science investigates the theories and practices of politics. It looks at how people should act and how people do act. It hones your critical thinking and communications skills and gives you the foundation to understand how politics affects society.

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Department Concentrations

Student interests and faculty expertise have led the Department of Politics to create three distinctive concentrations within the major. Students can choose to concentrate in one of these areas or can complete a major without a concentration.

  • Law and Policy
  • Politics of Environment and Sustainability
  • Global Politics