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Through Gannon University’s political science program, you will explore complex political theories, practices and institutions and how they shape everyday life. Develop your own political intellect by engaging in enlightening debates, lectures and research. That knowledge will complement your vision of a better world as you bring meaningful change to local, national and global communities through careers in education, foreign service, journalism, nonprofit and advocacy groups, and politics and government.
Gain real-world knowledge through key political science courses including:
The American Presidency: Study an overview of the constitutional duties of the president within a historical context of how previous presidents have shaped the office.
U.S. Foreign Policy: Explore the historical and intellectual foundations of contemporary U.S. foreign policy and apply this knowledge to contemporary foreign policy dilemmas and international crises.
Special Topics: Participate in a series of classes that cover topics such as presidential biographies, nationalism and ethnic conflict and totalitarian regimes.
Students will gain a high-quality education and advanced undergraduate research that will enable success in the rigors of graduate school or a profession. Gannon's political science program students can:
“The program’s inter-professional collaboration has provided significant networking connections that have helped me access valuable career advice from those working in the field.”
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Anjali SahayAssociate ProfessorDirectorAssociate Professor
Mark JubulisAssociate Professor
Jay BrenemanAdjunct Lecturer
Diane ChidoAdjunct Lecturer