Political Science at Saint Mary's
The Political Science Department at Saint Mary’s trains students in disciplined methods of inquiry, bringing together elements of theory and practice and stressing clarity in written communication, oral communication, and critical thinking. The Washington Center Internship Program and expansive study-abroad opportunities complement the on-campus offerings.
Goals for Our Students
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
Enhance their analytical and presentation skills devoted to political and global topics through class presentations