Political Science Department

Political Science Department

Political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior (APSA).  The department offers courses in four of the subfields of political science: political theory (the history of political thought and normative theory); American government (institutions, political processes and political behavior); international relations(interstate behavior, international organizations international political economy,and transnational actors);and comparative politics (institutions, political processes of other states, political and economic development). 

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