- Undertake rigorous coursework and seek to understand the significance of class, race, gender, property relations, and other identities in shaping political structures and political behavior.
- Faculty promotes social justice and encourages students to be active, thoughtful members of their community.
- Engage with active self-governance and an understanding of political structures and behaviors.
- Close proximity to the state capitol offers exciting opportunities for internships, such as the Washington State Legislature, Washington State Historical Society, and Simpson Timber Archive
The political science program at Saint Martin's University seeks to understand the basis of power in society, how that power is organized and exercised, and its impact on people’s lives. The department seeks to help its students engage in critical analysis of society and power structures.
- 40-46 semester hours of CORE requirements
- 27 semester hours of upper-division courses
- No more than six semester hours of credit in internships may be applied toward requirements for a political science major