The department offers curriculum in the discipline’s major subfields of United States government and politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory and methodology, as well as in the areas of public law, environmental studies, urban affairs, public and nonprofit administration, public policy, and political behavior.
The minor in political science is open to all undergraduate students in the University who have an interest in political studies and wish to complement their own major with courses in government and politics.
The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs is home to a large and diverse faculty of scholar-teachers. The department’s faculty have published on a wide variety of topics, including Congressional politics, presidential politics, church-state relations, nonprofit management, environmental policy, immigration policy, healthcare policy, media politics, and African economic development.
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