The Political Science curriculum provides students with broad understanding of political systems and the policy-making process and prepares them for careers in law, government service, teaching, business and journalism.
The Department of Political Science offers programs of study that introduce students to the discipline and methods of political science and its subfields: American politics, political philosophy, international relations, comparative politics, public administration, public policy.
Dr. Terri Davis, Chair
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Lamar University graduates who earn law degrees have distinguished themselves as judges, legislators, district attorneys and in other public service areas, as well as in the private practice of law.
GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL CAREERS
Many political science majors pursue the Master of Public Administration degree at and establish professional careers in federal, state or local government agencies. Others earn master's and doctoral degrees in political science and teach at the higher ed level.