The study of Political Science provides information and perspectives pertinent to a range of regions and time periods. An awareness of political concepts and interpretations of political events past and present is vital to being an informed American and global citizen in today’s challenging and fast-changing world.
Flowing from the Mission of the College of Saint Elizabeth, the Mission of the College of Saint Elizabeth’s Political Science Program is to provide a curriculum that fosters students' understanding of political science, in the expectation that this knowledge will enhance their comprehension of present and future political events, conditions, and trends in the United States and elsewhere in the world.
Students who minor in Political Science obtain excellent preparation for careers in law, government service and public policy involvement, and business. Some students choose to enter graduate programs in Political Science or related fields.
Total: 20 credits
* With the approval of the History Program Chairperson, students may take PS 400 Internship and apply it to the minor's 20 required credits. In such cases the Chairperson will determine which course requirement listed above will be substituted for by PS 400 Internship.