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

 

Media and Communication Alumna Receives Rising Star Award from Local Public Relations Society

Media and Communication Alumna Receives Rising Star Award from Local Public Relations Society

06/23/2015

Shannon Lappin ’08, an alumna of St. John Fisher College’s Department of Media and Communication, was recently honored with the 2015 Rising Star Award, given by the Rochester Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Read More

Area High School Students Honored for College Club Participation

06/22/2015

More than 15 high school students and their families celebrated their yearlong participation in the College Club during a closing ceremony, held on Saturday, June 20, at the Campus Center Mainstage. Read More

 

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