Political Science Major

Political Science involves the study of politics and government. The political science curriculum at Radford is intended to provide undergraduates with a background in the discipline within the context of a liberal education. The major and minor requirements in political science are intended to develop students' analytical and communication skills as well as a knowledge of politics, the public policy process, and government institutions. By stressing ethical thinking, an understanding of diversity and global issues, creative problem solving, critical reading and thinking, information literacy, and oral and written communication skills, the program provides excellent preparation for graduate and professional studies and a variety of careers.


REAL and Political Science

Political Science satisfies the "A" and "L" designations in Radford's REAL Curriculum.  Learn all the details about how Political Science fits in with the REAL Curriculum.