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Undergraduate Studies in Political Science

The Department of Political Science is home to 15 full time faculty members whose specialities include American (including NC) politics, international relations and security studies, globalization, comparative politics, public administration and public policy.

We offer several different degree options, as seen below:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Political Science
If you are interested in politics, history, law, government, or journalism, a political science degree is right for you. Our BA or BS in Political Science degree programs examine political institutions, the social and economic forces that shape them, the cultural context within which they operate, and human behavior in political matters. As a political science major, you will develop your analytical and problem-solving abilities and improve your communication skills.

Multidisciplinary Studies, Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Security Studies
Drawing from classes in 13 different departments, this program prepares students for security-related careers by providing them a well-rounded view of the security challenges facing the world today.

Careers & Career Opportunities in Political Science

Related Minors in Political Science
The Department also has several options for Minors, including a Minor in Political Science, Leadership Studies, International Relations, and Public Administration

While thinking about your interests and career objectives, your major or minor, please feel free to email us at politicalscience@ecu.edu with any questions about how our our programs might fit your needs.

CONTACT: Dr. Jonathan Morris, Associate Professor & Undergraduate Director
Brewster A-121
Phone: (252) 328-1067
Email: morrisj@ecu.edu

Dept. of Political Science, Brewster A-124, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Phone (252) 328-6189
Fax (252) 328-4134
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