August 27th, Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & September 1st, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Have any questions about last minute changes to your schedule as the semester starts? Then come to one of our early semester advising workshops. Workshops are open to all POSC majors & minors, but space is limited. Please R.S.V.P. by August 25th or August 28th by going to POSC Advising Workshop Registration
Political science is a recognized academic discipline that combines the best aspects of the liberal arts tradition. It trains students to think critically while arming them with important information about the 21st century; thus, it prepares them for the workforce and for the demands of democratic citizenship today. It draws on contemporary issues such as geopolitics, immigration, changing demographics, cyberspace politics, and terrorism, and provides students with strong analytic skills in order to analyze these. Moreover, with its combined focus on critical thinking and empirical knowledge, political science empowers students to question the values of our society and to orient our democratic ideals to the changing realities of the current century. Its broad, liberal arts framework inspires active citizenship and offers training that will serve students’ needs throughout their entire lives.