2013-2014 Samford University Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2022  
2013-2014 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science


Frederick M. Shepherd, Chair, Professor
William P. Collins, Professor
Marissa Grayson, Assistant Professor
Serena Simoni, Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

Major Minors
Political Science Major, B.A.  Political Science Minor 
Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Minor 

Interdisciplinary Concentrations

International Relations Interdisciplinary Concentration, B.A. 
Public Administration Interdisciplinary Concentration, B.A. 
Latin American Studies Interdisciplinary Concentration, B.A.  *

The Department of Political Science offers a major in political science and interdisciplinary concentrations in international relations and public administration, each of which earns the bachelor of arts degree.

The department also offers a minor in political science.

University Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements

See University Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements  in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses. Political science majors cannot use POLS 200 - Introduction to Political Science  for the general education social science requirement.


*See the World Languages and Cultures  section for details on the Latin American studies minor and interdisciplinary concentration.



    MajorMinorInterdisciplinary Concentrations/Majors


      Political Science