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Political Science

This major prepares students for careers in government, public administration, law, public service, international relations, public policy, environmental politics, gender studies, campaign studies or political science. It can also be used as a second major for students in Education, Communication, Economics, Business and other majors.

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Eastern Alumni

Wolff, Jennifer

Jennifer Wolff Teacher ’12 “I transferred to Eastern after discovering the phenomenal opportunities available in the Center for Early Childhood Education. My professors provided me with so many ways to be involved in research, helping me to gain priceless experience in the field of education.”

Puckett, Olivia

Olivia Puckett Political Science ’11 “I hope to use my education and legislative experience in obtaining an analyst or manager position in the legislature.”

Piro, Justin

Justin Piro Biochemistry ’05 “The majority of my classes at Eastern included a strong lab component. I was doing what scientists do — getting outside of the classroom and working with the latest scientific equipment. Eastern really set the groundwork for me to go to graduate school.”

Abigail Caselli

Abigail Caselli Psychology ’17 “Being involved in undergraduate research was the best decision I made at Eastern; I presented at research conferences, which helped me to be accepted into graduate school.”

Lucia, Anthony

Anthony Lucia Biology ’13 “During my time at Eastern, I was able to supplement my degree with a variety of independent research, travel and important life experiences that have been invaluable in both my professional and personal life.”

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