International Relations

International Relations

Virtually no sector of American life is immune from international influences. The study of International Relations historically concentrated on the geopolitics of war and diplomacy among nation states. Recently, the field has broadened its focus to incorporate environmental issues, cooperative Read More …

Distinguished Political Science Graduates

Chioma Azih (2017) Chioma graduated as the department’s Outstanding Political Science Major.  Her studies focused on International Politics and Financial Economics.  Currently, Chioma works as the Grants Manager for the Institute of Physics in London.   Stefan Medan (2014) Stefan Read More …

Public Administration

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Do you like working with people? Are you interested in making a meaningful difference in your community and our nation? Public Administration is a concentration with a focus on public service and civic engagement. As a public executive you can Read More …

Political Science Joint Simulation Exercises

Joint Simulation Exercises Each spring semester the Political Science department conducts a role-playing exercise involving multiple classes over a three-day period. During the simulation, students from each class take on roles charged with various responsibilities to produce multiple products, assessments, Read More …

Political Science Courses

(GP) indicates that the course fulfills the Global Perspective Elective requirement in the General Education core curriculum. PSC 1070 POLITICS AND FILM (3 s.h.) Film plays a big role in contemporary American society. Sometimes film upholds traditional values and sometimes Read More …

Political Science

Students participate in a joint simulation exercise.

Do you want to make a concrete difference in the world? While others complain or debate, political science majors are affecting real change in their communities. Do you want a deeper understanding of power? While most graduates simply plug into Read More …

Political Science Abroad

MU Political Science students have taken Study Abroad trips to Guatemala, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic.  We visit local historical and cultural sites while immersing ourselves in the local political scene. These opportunities take place over Spring Break in odd Read More …

Political Science Student Handbook

To Students Majoring in Political Science: On behalf of the Political Science faculty, I want to congratulate you for majoring in Political Science. Our nation urgently needs bright and dedicated citizens like you to take on the tough problems confronting Read More …