BS Political Science, Comparative Politics Concentration

Comparative politics analyzes through comparison political systems around the world by focusing on key political issues such as democracy, political economy, social movements, party systems and political culture. This field of study within political science offers courses that are thematic (such as Politics of the Developing Countries) or based on area studies (such as European Politics). Comparative politics broadens students’ knowledge and understanding of an increasingly globalized world and helps place the American political experience in comparative perspective.