Political science majors gain the critical thinking skills and analytical abilities that are so vital in a wide array of careers. How does society organize and use power to establish civil order so that its people will be responsible while achieving their personal goals? Political scientists study the institutional arrangements of governments and societies.
|POL 102 Introduction to Political Science || |
|POL 103 American Government and Politics|| |
Two courses from sociology, economics and/or anthropology. See adviser or the College Catalog for a list of acceptable courses.
|POL 205 Comparative Governments|
|POL 215 International Relations, Law and Organization|
|POL 348 Research Methods|
| POL 351 History of Political Thought OR |
POL 353 American Political Theory
|POL 400 Seminar in Political Science AND |
Nine political science elective credits
political science minor
St. Joseph’s offers a political science minor through the Department of the Social Sciences. Courses for the 18-credit minor should be chosen in consultation with the department along with the student’s adviser.