Political Science is an ideal Liberal Studies program. Political Science at Maryville offers a variety of approaches to understanding government. Students study the institutions, processes and policies of American and foreign political systems. Courses in international relations, political philosophy and contemporary political problems are presented, as are classes in world and national political history. Offerings in public law and Public Policy are also components of the Political Science curriculum. It is also a requirement that students choose a minor.
A student concentrating in Political Science must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in Political Science including: