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The political science major at Daemen provides students with foundational courses in the major subfields of the discipline: International Relations, American Politics, Comparative Politics and Public Policy, with the opportunity to build coursework in these subfield specializations of your choice. The major also includes a political science research methods course as part of your senior thesis sequence.

The study of political science produces citizens who are informed participants and leaders in their communities and the world.

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Keyla Marte

Political Science

I had the amazing opportunity to fulfill an internship in Washington, DC through the Washington Internship Institute program. My internship took place through the Department of Education with the Office of the Inspector General. READ MORE

History & Political Science Blog

The History & Political Science Department Blog provides the very latest on what our students and faculty are up to. READ MORE

Pre-Law Association

The PLSA is a club for prospective law school applicants and students who are interested in law and legal careers. Membership is open to students from all majors. LEARN MORE

American Association of University Women

Focused on empowering women, the AAUW is a national women's advocacy organization. LEARN MORE

History & Government Club

The History & Government Club is involved in activities both on and off campus that celebrate our rich history and fascinating government. LEARN MORE

For more information, contact Dr.Penny Mesinger, Chair of the History & Political Science Department, at or call 716-839-8280.