Political Science Department

Why Study Political Science at Fisher?

A Political Science major at Fisher offers many benefits and opportunities, including:

  • Close contact with outstanding faculty
  • Internship opportunities at the local, state, national, and international levels
  • Collaborative research projects
  • Ability to design your own program within the major or minor
  • Activities such as Political Science Club and Pre-Law Association

You will learn through discussion of texts, cases, simulations, research reports, and internship experiences.

Career Outcomes

With a degree in Political Science, you will be prepared for careers in government, politics, education, or business and industry. Alumni of the Political Science program have gone on to jobs in areas such as:

  • State and local public administration
  • Civil Service
  • Foreign Service
  • Non-profit agencies
  • United Nations
  • Research consulting agencies
  • Armed Forces

Learn more about our successful alumni!

Academic Requirements

Courses are organized in several areas of concentration: political theory, American government, legal studies, comparative politics, and international relations.

Note: The most current Political Science Program Requirements can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Political Science News

 

Political Science and Statistics Faculty Wins Fellowship

Political Science and Statistics Faculty Wins Fellowship

07/27/2015

Dr. Kathleen Donovan has been awarded a Warren E. Miller Fellowship to participate in the 2015 Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research at the University of Michigan. Read More

From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama

From Fisher to the White House, Student Dines with President Obama

05/04/2015

Hillary Panek '15 traveled to Washington, D.C., for a climate change summit and attended a dinner with President Barack Obama. Read More

 

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