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Political Science

Interested in politics and government?

Experience the world of politics firsthand through internships and partnerships that put you next to some of the nation’s leading policymakers.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

In Florida Southern’s Political Science program you won’t find the usual lecture approach. Instead, most classes incorporate project work, in-class discussion and debate, guest speakers, video, and interactive strategies.

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Washington Center

Florida Southern College is the only private institution of higher education in the state of Florida to affiliate with The Washington Center.

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Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Combines history, communications, and philosophy, along with standard offerings in Policy Analysis, American Political Institutions, and Foreign Policy.

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Go Far

Our graduates pursue careers in law, government and public policy, business, journalism, foreign service, and the military and intelligence services.

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Be Prepared

Project courses provide numerous opportunities for in-depth research. Our majors present their work at professional conferences across the country.

Goes great with a minor in Pre-Law Studies

Florida Southern gives you a solid foundation and practical experience in the law and our legal system.

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Internship Opportunities

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.

Program Contact

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors

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Dr. R. Bruce Anderson

Associate Professor of Political Science

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