From Aristotle and Plato, to Machiavelli and Aquinas, to modern analysts and states-men, political scientists have been concerned with issues of power, governance, public policy, social behavior and interactions among nation-states, among many others.
Courses required for this major include all major sub-disciplines of this field: Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Economy, as well as Research Methodologies. The interdisciplinary electives encourage students to look at political issues from the perspective of other disciplines.
Compared to the more applied major in International Relations, the major in Political Science is more humanistic and disciplinary. This major provides an excellent preparation for graduate study and careers in fields such as law, journalism or education.
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Franklin University Switzerland
Founded in 1969, Franklin University Switzerland is a private, independent university that is located on a hillside in the beautiful city of Lugano. The university offers an innovative approach to liberal arts education and places an emphasis on experiential learning...
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