Political Science (BA)
Drexel's Bachelor of Arts in Political Science combines rigorous methods training with issue-specific courses, in which students are expected to apply their methodological training to real-world problems. While all students will have the opportunity to specialize their plan of study, the core of our program is a sequence of three courses in research design and methodology.
All students also have the opportunity to specialize their coursework by following one of three informal “tracks” of study. These tracks include American Politics and Policy (APP), International Politics (IP) and Law and Politics (LP). These three tracks reflect our research and teaching strengths, and are designed to prepare students for a variety of career paths.
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Political Science (Minor)
A Minor in Politics enriches almost every major. With a Minor in Politics, you can hone your analytical and critical thinking skills and take your understanding of political science and research methodology to your field of study.
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Environmental Policy (MS)
Environmental issues are complicated: science, values, economics, human behavior and political institutions all play a role in both creating environmental problems and solving them. The Master of Science in Environmental Policy equips future policy professionals with the tools they need to understand the complexities of environmental issues and promote policies that improve the environment.
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Public Policy (MS)
The Master of Science in Public Policy is designed for people who work, or who would like to work, for government or nonprofit organizations. The program offers two distinctive features that set it apart from similar programs: 1) a unique Case Study curriculum that allows students to pursue a research question of their interest for the entire length of the program, and 2) five tracks of specialization to choose from: Education Policy, Science and Technology Policy, Information Policy, Environmental Policy, and Economic Policy.
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