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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

DeFelice, Jessica

Jessica DeFelice Political Science ’16 “Eastern’s rigorous academic training provided me with the skills to successfully conduct research and proficiently author and present arguments. I look forward to a career of shaping policy to address women’s, children’s and family issues.”

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.”

Zenzie, Lauren

Lauren Zenzie Communication ’15 “My communication classes taught me what I needed to know to pursue an on-air job after graduation.”

Alexis Lyonnais

Alexis Lyonnais Psychology ’17 “I hope to eventually work in the field of corrections; My favorite part of the internship was getting to sit in on visits with different officers. Although the situations of the clients may be similar, every case is different.”

Minikowski, Andrew

Andrew Minikowski English ’12 “When I began law school, I discovered that my studies at Eastern had already honed most of the skills necessary to practice law. In addition to learning to write persuasively and critically, I learned to synthesize diverse viewpoints and facts into a coherent whole.”

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