Department of

Political Science

Baylor's Political Science Department is renowned for its high quality teaching and for professors who care about students. Our majors have gone on to become lawyers, journalists, politicians, lobbyists, diplomats, political analysts and teachers. We place students in top law schools around the country such as Georgetown and Harvard, and in top graduate programs such as Yale and Princeton.

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Summer 2018 Course Listings and the Christmas Conversation: Mapping Students’ Academic Journeys Nov. 21, 2017 Yesterday, your student received an email announcing the online availability of Summer 2018 course listings. Why is Baylor encouraging students to look at these listings six months before summer arrives? Planning ahead saves students time and money, and summer school can be an important step in helping a student graduate in four years. The Christmas season is also an important time for students considering a new major. Vice Provost Wes Null explains why. Ways Baylor Helps Students Prepare for Finals Nov. 15, 2017 Finals are less than a month away, and Baylor Academic Support Programs (ASP) offers a number of resources to help your student devise a plan for success. Trish Baum, ASP Program Manager for Departmental Resources, explains how they can help your student can make the most of his or her study time. Global Learning: Baylor Study Abroad Opportunities Nov. 14, 2017 Maastricht. Hong Kong. Sydney. Brazil. Baylor students participate in more than 100 study abroad opportunities all around the globe, growing in knowledge and cultural understanding through immersion in other cultures. Bo White, Director of Baylor’s Study Abroad program, explains how studying abroad can benefit your student. Building the Perfect Care Package Nov. 8, 2017 Finals are almost here-your student would welcome a care package. The Baylor Parents Network hosts Care Packaging Parties all across the country this month, and party veterans share their tips for building the perfect care package.

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