Major or Minor in Political Science!

International and National Perspectives

Political life is an expression of mankind's deepest human capacities.  Political Science at Duquesne covers critical issues such as:

  • war, ethnic conflict, and terrorism;
  • elections, political parties, and policy making;
  • law and the judiciary;
  • poverty, human rights, and climate change;
  • freedom, justice, and equality. 

Political science courses help students develop skills in thinking, writing, analysis, and leadership crucial to success in our rapidly changing world.