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Lee D. Trepanier, Chair, Professor
Frederick M. Shepherd, Professor
Marissa Grayson, Associate Professor
Serena Simoni, Associate Professor
Douglas H. Walker, Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Programs and Requirements
Political Science Major (B.A.)
International Relations Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.)
Law, Politics, & Society Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.)
Public Administration Interdisciplinary Concentration (B.A.)
Political Science Minor
Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Minor
The Department of Political Science offers both a major and minor in political science.
In cooperation with several academic departments across campus, the political science department also offers interdisciplinary concentrations in international relations; law, politics, and society; and public administration; as well as an interdisciplinary minor in Latin American studies*.
All majors and interdisciplinary concentrations earn a bachelor of arts degree.
*See the Department of World Languages and Cultures section for the Latin American studies minor table.
General Education: University Core Curriculum and Distribution Requirements
See General Education Overview in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses.
Political science majors and law, politics, and society majors cannot use POLS 200 (Power and Politics) for the general education social science requirement.