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Political Science and Public Affairs

The department of political science and public affairs houses undergraduate programs in political science and homeland security and emergency management. Political science deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts and political behavior. In general, public affairs refers to the building and development of relations between an organization and politicians, governments and other decision-makers.

Graduate students may choose the Master of Public Administration (MPA) or the Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning (MSUS).