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Political Science

Learn to lead through exploring the world of politics


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Chelsea Lomartire
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Belmont University's Department of Political Science offers the many advantages of a small private college atmosphere.

All classes are taught by highly qualified professors who place the undergraduate experience at the center of everything that they do.   Special emphasis is placed upon teaching, advising, and robust student interaction. Each student is offered individual guidance and mentoring.  Undergraduates in the department are given the opportunity to pursue research and to intern in major political organizations at the state, national, and global levels.

The upper-division courses in Political Science usually range in size from ten to thirty students. This type of environment cultivates an atmosphere of cooperation and mutual respect.  In addition, professors work closely with students outside of classes as advisors for course and career options.

The ultimate goal of the Belmont program is to provide a rigorous and challenging course program that cultivates an attitude of student self-responsibility and curiosity that transcends the formal classroom. The successes our students have enjoyed after graduation in their professional or graduate school experiences tell us we are achieving these objectives!