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Virtual Mentoring Program
Get advice from those who have come through the program before you!
They have all sat where you sit now..and survived. They have all VOLUNTEERED to serve as virtual mentors to our current students and
would be more than happy to hear from you and offer professional or even personal
The Department of Political Science at MTSU offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of
Science (B.S.) degrees in Political Science with a general focus or with a concentration in Pre-Law or Public Administration, a Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree in International
Relations, and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Affairs. Minors are offered in Politica
l Science, International Relations, Public Administration, and Political and Civic
Engagement. The Department also coordinates interdisciplinary minors in Urban Studies,
Russian Studies, and African Studies. Click on UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
to learn more about the requirements for the undergraduate programs. Programs in Political Science prepare students for a wide range of careers in government,
law, public service, public affairs, international affairs, non-governmental organizations,
and education.The programs also help prepare students for more advanced degrees in
the area. The faculty of the Department of Political Science is committed to excellence in teaching,
scholarship and service, and providing you an excellent undergraduate education that
combines the traditional classroom experience with applied and practical training,
and experience through fieldwork, internships, and active student organizations. Click
on FACULTY to explore the experience and expertise of our faculty. If you have any questions concerning our programs, please do not hesitate to contact
me or the Executive Aide, Pam Davis.
Thank you for visiting the Department of Political Science at MTSU.
Stephen Morris, Chair
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New, Unique, and Useful Course for the Summer
DR. SEKOU FRANKLIN received the John Pleas Faculty Award for 2014. This award is presented to a minority
faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Newsletter Spring 2014
Dr. Karen Petersen has been appointed Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts.
She has helped so many students in her years in the Department and will continue to
do so from her new post. She will also continue to teach at least one course for
the Department in the future.
College of Liberal Arts SCHOLAR DAY