Pegasus Professor, Department Chair: Kerstin Hamann
The Political Science Department offers undergraduate degrees in political science and international and global studies as well as a master’s degree in political science and a Ph.D. in security studies. The department also offers several minors and certificate programs. The coursework educates informed citizens and prepares students for careers in the public and private sector that require knowledge of domestic and international politics and government and critical thinking and analysis skills. Faculty also prepare students for law school, teaching, research and graduate studies in political science and related fields. The department encourages students to engage in activities outside of the classroom, such as internships, research including Honors in the Major, student clubs, and study abroad. Affiliated programs, centers and institutes offer opportunities for engagement through fellowships, speaker events, conferences and career workshops.