Study of the American political system, political systems in other countries,
international relations, and political concepts and ideas is in keeping with liberal
arts traditions emphasizing broad learning in basic academic fields instead of
specialized, vocational education. It is important to foster an appreciation of our
cultural, intellectual, and political heritage.
Everything you need to know about the requirements to obtain a major in government including number of hours, course distribution demands and any capstone experiences that are required.
Students majoring in Government may choose to
deepen their study of politics by choosing one of three optional concentrations in
American Politics, World Politics or Political Thought.
Find out what courses are offered for government majors and see if any pre-requisites, co-requisites or special permissions
Learn more about government professors including what degrees they hold and how to contact them.
The Public Policy Committee is strictly non-partisan and seeks to encourage student participation in politics and government as part of the college's civic education initiative.