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

 

Renfro Called Upon for Bush Family Expertise

Renfro Called Upon for Bush Family Expertise

02/25/2015

Dr. Wes Renfro, Assistant Professor of Political Science, was recently contacted by two national news outlets to comment on a recent foreign policy address given by the former Florida Governor, Jeb Bush. Read More

7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology: “Let Me Be Frank…”

02/12/2015

The 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology will take place on Wednesday, February 18, and will feature Dr. Heather Lindstrom, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health from the University of Buffalo as the guest speaker. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

 

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