About the Program
Program curriculum combines domestic politics with communication and economics courses, among others. By merging these components with political science, you develop the self-awareness and critical-thinking skills that will accompany you through your professional life.
What You'll Learn
- Develop effective verbal and written communication skills and a set of theoretical tools to convey your point of view.
- Enhance your global consciousness, sense of social responsibility, and ethical awareness.
- Analyze politics and policy among local and international bodies considering education, diversity, security, and health.
- Conduct independent research on political activity and behavior.
- Cultivate critical, analytical, and integrative thinking skills.
- Prepare for further study in law or graduate school.
- Improve collaborative problem solving and leadership skills.
Plan of Study
Curriculum allows you to study politics in relation to your personal interests—guiding you towards a meaningful career.
Liberal Education Courses
You must complete the WCore program or join the Honors College (and complete requirements) to fulfill your liberal education credits.
This course addresses the historical transformation of laws, politics, and human rights. Students will explore some of the contemporary controversies concerning humanitarian intervention and human security on a global scale.
Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties
This course analyzes cases of civil liberty and the decision-making process followed by the Supreme Court. During this course, we review the impact of the Supreme Court’s decisions on the political process of the United States and deconstruct the court as a political institution.