Wells-Lewis - Chair, Clarke, Delehanty, Nicoletti, & Shoaf
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Preparing students for professional careers in law, international affairs, and public service with a strong sense of responsible citizenship is the mission of the Political Science program within the Social Science Department at MSSU.
Our faculty is committed to excellence in teaching while also providing students with access to valuable experiences applicable to their future career. The department provides students with the opportunity to cultivate critical thinking, communication and technological skills.
The Bachelor’s degrees with a major in Political Science is appropriate for those students seeking to do graduate work in political science, enter law school or other professional schools of public administration, join the public service or work in community service, as well as general career options. Students may choose to minor in Legal Studies or International Politics to further their study within the degree program. These minors are also available to all majors.
A Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in Social Studies - Political Science emphasis certifies a student to teach on the secondary school level. A minor in Political Science is available for students majoring in other disciplines. General Education/Core 42 Requirement Area 1B can be met by PSC 0120 . PSC 0120 is a prerequisite for all other political science courses.