Political Science Department

Why Study Political Science at Fisher?

A Political Science major at Fisher offers many benefits and opportunities, including:

  • Close contact with outstanding faculty
  • Internship opportunities at the local, state, national, and international levels
  • Collaborative research projects
  • Ability to design your own program within the major or minor
  • Activities such as Political Science Club and Pre-Law Association

You will learn through discussion of texts, cases, simulations, research reports, and internship experiences.

Career Outcomes

With a degree in Political Science, you will be prepared for careers in government, politics, education, or business and industry. Alumni of the Political Science program have gone on to jobs in areas such as:

  • State and local public administration
  • Civil Service
  • Foreign Service
  • Non-profit agencies
  • United Nations
  • Research consulting agencies
  • Armed Forces

Learn more about our successful alumni!

Academic Requirements

Courses are organized in several areas of concentration: political theory, American government, legal studies, comparative politics, and international relations.

Note: The most current Political Science Program Requirements can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Political Science News

 

Westbay Begins Role as Interim Dean of the College School of Arts and Sciences

Westbay Begins Role as Interim Dean of the College School of Arts and Sciences

07/02/2015

On July 1, Dr. Theresa Westbay began in her new role as interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences. Prior to her selection, Westbay served as an associate professor of biology. Read More

Rooney’s Tenure as St. John Fisher College President Begins

Rooney’s Tenure as St. John Fisher College President Begins

07/01/2015

July marks Dr. Gerard J. Rooney's first month as St. John Fisher College’s 7th president. Read More

 

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