College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

BA Political Science

Political science is the study of governments, public policies, and political behavior. Political science uses both humanistic and scientific perspectives and skills to examine public power, social transformations, the nature of democracies, elections, public opinion, constitutions, technology and society, public policy, and similar issues. The Political Science program offers courses in the following fields: American Government, Criminal Justice, Public Policy and Administration, Political Theory, Research Methodology, and International Affairs.


Dr. Arwin D. Smallwood, Chairperson

Dr. Yunqiu Zhang, Associate Chairperson

Department of History and Political Science
North Carolina A&T State University
324 Gibbs Hall
1601 E. Market St
Greensboro, NC 27411

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