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.
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!
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.