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College Of Arts And Sciences
Political Science
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Why Study Political Science?

Learn Political Science at one of the top-ranked departments in the nation, alongside professors with widespread experience in the field. Our faculty includes a former Ambassador for India, an exit poll analyst, and a former member of the advisory panel to the White House Domestic Policy Staff on Urban Policy. Your preparation will help you pursue careers such as professors, politicians, legislative aides, diplomats, survey researchers and analysts, entrepreneurs, and law enforcement agents (FBI).

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Comparative Politics and International Relations
  • American Government, Law, and Public Policy
  • Political Behavior and Political Psychology
  • Political Theory/Philosophy

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Global Issues in the United Nations
  • Politics in the Third World
  • Mass Media in American Politics
  • Press & the Presidency

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Attorney
  • Trust and Estate Associate
  • Academic Publishing

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • John Jay College
  • Massachusetts Trial Court
  • Merrill Lynch Inc.
  • Norton

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

Department of Political Science

Chair: John B. Ryan

Office: S-701 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7688

College Of Arts And Sciences
Political Science
Back to all Programs

Why Study Political Science?

Learn Political Science at one of the top-ranked departments in the nation, alongside professors with widespread experience in the field. Our faculty includes a former Ambassador for India, an exit poll analyst, and a former member of the advisory panel to the White House Domestic Policy Staff on Urban Policy. Your preparation will help you pursue careers such as professors, politicians, legislative aides, diplomats, survey researchers and analysts, entrepreneurs, and law enforcement agents (FBI).

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Comparative Politics and International Relations
  • American Government, Law, and Public Policy
  • Political Behavior and Political Psychology
  • Political Theory/Philosophy

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Global Issues in the United Nations
  • Politics in the Third World
  • Mass Media in American Politics
  • Press & the Presidency

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Attorney
  • Trust and Estate Associate
  • Academic Publishing

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • John Jay College
  • Massachusetts Trial Court
  • Merrill Lynch Inc.
  • Norton

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

Department of Political Science

Chair: John B. Ryan

Office: S-701 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7688

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