Political Science
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The minor in Political Science at Siena Heights University focuses on the promise and the performance of democracy. By connecting classroom learning with experiences in the community, such as internships, students build a fuller and clearer understanding of democracy and how it relates to governing, a universal behavior. 

Coursework has an emphasis on communication and ethics so students may confidently choose to start a new career or take their work in one of many related fields to the next level.

FAST FACT – Students who have minored in Political Science have found that it has helped them work better with people in their professions, their communities, and even in their personal lives.

  • About the Program
  • Meet the Faculty
  • Career Opportunities
  • Internships

Learn more about the Political Science program.

The minor includes seven Political Science courses for a total of 21 semester hours.

PSC 130 American Democracy 3
PSC 260 Comparing Political Systems  
PSC 265 United States Foreign Policy 3
PSC 345 Public Administration  
PSC 380 Public Policy 3
PSC ___ Approved Electives (A student can do an independent study and/or an internship as approved electives.) 12
Total for Minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 semester hours

Meet the Political Science faculty members.

Kos, Eric

Kos, Eric

Associate Professor of Political Science517-264-7671

Learn about the career opportunities you can have with a degree in Political Science.

Students with a minor in Political Science enter a wide variety of careers including:

  • Public service
  • Elective office
  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Business
  • Social work
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Teaching
  • Public relations
  • Law enforcement
  • Policy analysis
  • Community organizing.

Learn about Political Science-related internship opportunities.

Students find that a Political Science internship is a great way to connect classroom learning with the real world, to network with professionals in the field, and to strengthen their resumes.

Internships are available at every level of government, in businesses, community organizations and media.

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Meet Siena

Faculty & Staff

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Eric Kos

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Contact Us at (800) 521-0009.
Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.