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University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Political Science

Political Science Department

The department strives to understand what is at stake for the quality of human life in political decision-making. Students can major or minor in political science, or minor in international relations and public policy. Courses explore and evaluate political power relations in reference to values like fairness and justice.

 

FALL COURSE OFFERINGS 2015

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International Relations Graduate Program

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Intern in Massachusetts, Boston, or Washington, DC

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