Political science is devoted to the study of the individual as a political being acting in association with others to accomplish public ends. As an academic discipline, it deals primarily with the description and analysis of political systems and political behavior.
General Goals for Learning
- Develop the ability to think critically and write clearly about important political questions or cross-cultural and global issues;
- Enhance their global citizenship through an awareness of the global dimensions of personal choices and public policies;
- Enhance an active democratic citizenship through the development of practical political awareness and experience at political activism; and
- Enhance their analytical and presentation skills devoted to political and global topics through class presentations.
Majors and Minors
|Social Science Chair & Political Science Program Coordinator|
|David Lynch, Ph.D.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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Winona, MN 55987-1399
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