Pictured above (left to right): Dr. Edward Cohen, Mrs. Mary Pitman (department secretary), Dr. Michael Aleprete, Dr. Shannon Smithey, and Dr. James Rhoads
The program in political science is designed to provide the student with a knowledge of political theory, of the American political system, of the political systems of other areas of the world, and of international politics and institutions.
The political science program prepares students for careers in government service, teaching, law, and related professional and graduate study. It also offers electives in support of major programs in other disciplines.
Students planning subsequent enrollment in law school are advised to consult the pre-law adviser. Special programs in international relations and foreign areas can be arranged for students planning careers in the Foreign Service of the United States, in international organizations, or in education.
Westminster students may enroll in the Washington Semester program of governmental study in Washington, D.C., at American University, or in other approved off-campus programs. Westminster students may make use of internships in law offices or government agencies.
Westminster College Students and Professors Present Research at The American Society of Criminology ConferenceMonday, December 9, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Two Westminster students and two professors presented research at the American Society of Criminology (ASC) Conference Nov. 21 in Atlanta.
Westminster College Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors Present Results of Service-Learning Study
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Twelve Westminster College chemistry and biochemistry majors presented the results of a service-learning project at a meeting of the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition (SRWC) Nov. 14 at the Jennings Environmental Education Center.
Westminster College to Host Global Gift Market Dec. 4
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Young Presbyterian Scholars Program (YPS) will sponsor its 10th annual Global Gift Market from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, on the second and third floors of the McKelvey Campus Center. The event is open to the public.
Seven New Members Elected to Westminster College's Board of Trustees
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Board of Trustees added seven members to the class 2017, including three first-time trustees.
Westminster College Crowns Homecoming King and Queen
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Ian Davis and Emily Puruczky were crowned Westminster College Homecoming king and queen during the halftime festivities Oct. 12.