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.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College hosted more than 200 students from 17 area high schools for the fifth annual Model United Nations (UN) Conference April 30.
Westminster College Employees Honored for Years of Service
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College honored 49 employees for 1,020 years of combined service at a luncheon May 8 in the McKelvey Campus Center's Witherspoon Rooms.
Westminster College Sociology/Criminal Justice Students Inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Six Westminster College sociology and sociology/criminal justice majors and minors were inducted into the International Sociology Honorary Society Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) on April 23.
Westminster College Fraternities and Sororities Raised More Than $19,000 and Collected Nearly 5,000 Items During Greek Week
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's fraternities and sororities raised more than $19,000 in money and Student Government Association (SGA) collected nearly 5,000 food, clothing, toys, and other items during Greek Week 2013.
Westminster College's Environmental Programs Hosted Datashed Training Workshop
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Environmental Programs hosted a Datashed Training Workshop April 19 at the Westminster Field Station. Datashed is an online tool to assist volunteers, students, industry, and government agencies in the operation and maintenance of passive treatment systems for abandoned mine drainage.