Political Science

Pitt-Greensburg Political Science majors engaging with local politicians in Harrisburg

39 credits
Bachelor of Arts

Establish an informed & critical understanding of political & public affairs.

Political scientists concern themselves with a wide array of questions and issues related to power, governments, public life, and justice, among others.

As a liberal-arts program, the Pitt-Greensburg political science major encourages the student to analyze the theories, institutions, and processes of political systems; develop a continuing and responsible interest in political activity and public affairs; and provide a basis for citizenship through a fundamental understanding of the nature of political systems.

The Pitt-Greensburg political science major can expect to receive independent and sympathetic attention and career advice from quality, experienced faculty.

Political science graduates from Pitt-Greensburg typically go on to graduate programs in politics, policy, or international relations; law school; careers in government, politics, non-profit organizations, or the military; business; and related fields.

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