Political Science Department Overview
The study of political science acquaints students with the principal concerns of the discipline and helps students to acquire an inquisitive and critical outlook on the political universe around them. The political science faculty is committed to graduating well-rounded individuals mindful of their connectedness in this interdependent world. Our curriculum is designed to help students meet the intellectual and moral challenges of citizenship.
Exciting Student Outcomes
Hartwick political science students complete research and internships and are well-prepared for employment or graduate school.
Master’s in Public Administration
Amanda Robinson ‘16
Master’s in Health Administration
George Washington University
Erica Lillo ‘16
Christina Graziadei ‘16
Americorps Vista Volunteer Organizer, Reading Partners
Alaina Shires ‘15
Children and Youth First United Nations High Commission on Refuges
New York, NY
Anjali Limbu ‘15
Resourcing Consultant at Michael Page
New York, NY
Caroline Stanford ‘15
Political Science Requirements
Ready to be political science major or minor? Interested in a minor in legal studies? Here’s what it takes.
Political Science Major & Minors
Political Science Courses
Political science courses are offered in four areas of study: U.S. Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics and Political Theory.
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The Department of Political Science faculy are committed to integrating hands-on learning experiences into their courses. Students have opportunities to engage in United Nations and Congressional simulations, forums and debates, and faculty research. Internships and off-campus study experiences are encouraged.
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Political Science Faculty
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