The McMurry University Political Science Department seeks to challenge students’ critical thinking while developing and enhancing skills in analytical reading, research, analysis, reasoning and writing. Our commitment is to provide a learning environment that cultivates an understanding of institutional policy, politics and governments in the United States and around the world.
As a political science major, you’ll explore the nature of power and theory and practice of governments at the local, state, national and international levels. You’ll expand your understanding of political ideologies, policies, processes and behaviors as you examine conflict and diplomacy, environmental foresight, governmental structure, international relations, law and security, and policy development. Political science prepares students for future careers in government, law, business, media or public service, and you’ll receive the coursework and preparation required to pursuing a legal education.
Whether you’re planning to pursue a career as an attorney, legislative aide, policy analyst or in government relations, we cultivate independent thinkers who are considerate of varying viewpoints while adeptly articulating their own.
- United Nations (UN)
- European Union (EU)
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
- Organization of American States (OAS)
- Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
- Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
- International Court of Justice (ICJ)
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
- World Bank
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- World Trade Organization (WTO)