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ODU's Political Science majors learn about national and international politics, governmental structures, the processes by which power and government exist, and the theoretical and philosophical principles that underlie these structures.

Program Highlights

  • Major and minor available in Political Science.
  • Concentrations offered in Pre-Law and Environmental Policies & Issues.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.
  • Graduates are prepared for professional or graduate school, or for a variety of careers.
  • Math Classes

    Degrees & Courses

    Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view sample 4-year plans.

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  • Theology Classes

    Outcomes & Careers

    Graduates are prepare for professional or graduate school or a variety of career paths.

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  • Earn your English degree

    Political Science Department

    Get to know ODU faculty members, view current news and events, and more.

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  • Internships
    Ohio Dominican is just minutes from downtown Columbus, where students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships with a variety of companies and organizations. Central Ohio enjoys a diverse economy with many internship possibilities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

    Ohio Dominican's faculty and Career Development Center are eager to help interested students secure relevant internship experiences.

Panther Highlight

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Expand Your Education

Studying abroad introduces you to new cultures and experiences. ODU offers life-changing trips ideal for students interested in:
  • Art & Architecture
  • Business & Politics
  • History & Culture
  • Languages & Literature
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