Experience the world of politics firsthand through internships and partnerships that put you next to some of the nation’s leading policymakers.
Florida Southern College is the only private institution of higher education in the state of Florida to affiliate with The Washington Center.
Combines history, communications, and philosophy, along with standard offerings in Policy Analysis, American Political Institutions, and Foreign Policy.
Our graduates pursue careers in law, government and public policy, business, journalism, foreign service, and the military and intelligence services.
Project courses provide numerous opportunities for in-depth research. Our majors present their work at professional conferences across the country.
In POS 3325 U.S. Campaigns and Elections , you’ll examine the concepts behind “elections” and “campaigns.” This highly experiential learning course allows you to work with materials through the existing literature on the subjects of campaigns and elections, and through examining campaigning through practice in actual campaign settings – where possible – or modeling this behavior when access may be limited.
Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Political Science program.
Florida Southern gives you a solid foundation and practical experience in the law and our legal system.
From internships in Washington, DC to the Polk County Public Defender’s Office, to the Republican National Convention, our majors not only observe, but also take part in the processes that shape our society.
Political Science sponsors Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honorary. We also have a Student Advisory Board, which provides student feedback regarding the major. Many of our majors are involved with the Young Republicans and the College Democrats.
All domestic freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:
There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.
2020 Florida Democratic Primary Election Poll gives indications of support for presiden...
Gianny Rexach '20 talks about how getting an internship helped define her career path, ...
FSC alumna now attends the University of Florida’s Fredric G. Levin College of Law.
Associate Professor of Political Science