Political Science Programs

Political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior (APSA).

The Political Science Department offers:

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Student Profile

WinnerDiscovering her resilience: World traveler to future Marine

Studying abroad can be an enlightening and exhilarating experience.
Rhiannon Winner ’19 is one of many Gettysburgians who have broadened their perspectives through the global learning opportunities offered at Gettysburg. After studying in Rwanda, Winner decided to join the Marine Corps after graduation—a significant career decision she made as a result of examining her personal and professional goals while she was abroad.

Read more about what Rhiannon discovered studying globally.

Alumni Profile

How to make it as a D.C. “super lawyer”

Julius ReddThere are over a million lawyers actively practicing across the country, with the highest concentration of them working in the Washington, D.C., area.
Of all of these, Julius Redd ’07 has been singled out as a “40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocate” by the National Bar Association, and a 2017 Washington D.C. Super Lawyer Rising Star, among several other professional accolades.

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