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

 

Proietti, Renfro Talk Politics with Local Marketers

11/16/2016

The Rochester chapter of the American Marketing Association featured Tom Proietti and Dr. Wesley Renfro on a panel about the presidential race as the biggest marketing event of the year. Read More

Fisher Experts Share Analysis of Presidential Election

Fisher Experts Share Analysis of Presidential Election

11/07/2016

This fall, faculty members at St. John Fisher College have offered insights and expertise into the 2016 Presidential Election, and will continue to do so throughout the week. Read More

 

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