Department

Political Science

Study political science at Assumption University and learn the theory and practice of politics and develop an understanding and appreciation for classical & modern political traditions.

Contact Information

Geoffrey Vaughan, Ph.D., Department Chair, Political Science

508-767-7038


Hours

Founders Hall - Room 301

As preparation for vocations in government service, the law, journalism, business, and teaching, the study of politics offers an education befitting a free human being. A degree in Political Science thus stands at the heart of a genuinely liberal education.

Benefits and Features of Studying Political Science at Assumption

  • Benefit from small class sizes that allow faculty to know your strengths and help you achieve your goals.
  • Gain practical field experience. Over 72% of students completed an internship last year working with congressmen, in the courts and in law offices.
  • Prepare for graduate study in a variety of areas including law. The pre-law advisory program prepares you for the LSAT and applying to law schools.
  • Take advantage of Assumption’s 3 + 3 accelerated law degrees with top-ranked schools like Duquesne Law School and Western New England Law School.

Political Science

Undergraduate

Pre-Law

Undergraduate

Department of Political Science Faculty


Nov 2 Mon

Virtual Open House Experience

Get to know Assumption during this engaging 10-day online event where you can choose a schedule that fits your interests! Dates and times vary for each session.

Nov. 2, 2020 - Nov. 12, 2020
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Nov 8 Sun

Student Life Panel and Presentation

Join us virtually to take a closer look at student life at Assumption. During the presentation and panel you will: Learn more about living and learning at Assumption University Hear about residential life, student involvement, campus traditions, and more Ask your questions to students

Nov. 8, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Nov 8 Sun

Financial Aid Information Session

Learn more about financing an Assumption education during this Financial Aid Information Session.

Nov. 8, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Events

Nov 2 Mon

Virtual Open House Experience

Get to know Assumption during this engaging 10-day online event where you can choose a schedule that fits your interests! Dates and times vary for each session.

Nov. 2, 2020 - Nov. 12, 2020
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual
Register
Nov 8 Sun

Student Life Panel and Presentation

Join us virtually to take a closer look at student life at Assumption. During the presentation and panel you will: Learn more about living and learning at Assumption University Hear about residential life, student involvement, campus traditions, and more Ask your questions to students

Nov. 8, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
Register
Nov 8 Sun

Financial Aid Information Session

Learn more about financing an Assumption education during this Financial Aid Information Session.

Nov. 8, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual
Register