Political Science at UNH
The Department of Political Science is dedicated to understanding and explaining politics. We offer courses on both domestic and international politics. You will study political systems, the challenges of governance, public policy and political behavior with courses ranging from U.S. elections and national security, to global poverty and terrorism.
Whether you are interested in American politics, comparative politics, international relations or political thought, you'll find active and engaged faculty who are widely respected and devoted to teaching. You’ll gain the knowledge base, and communication and analytic skills to pursue careers in public service, law, business, nonprofits, education and a large number of contemporary careers which require analytic thinking.
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International Affairs and Political Science MajorsEurope/Eurasia Analyst, Eurasia Group
International Affairs and Political Science MajorsPresident and CEO, North American Insulation Manufacturers Association
Political Science MajorPartner at a Communications Agency
International Affairs and Political Science MajorsDirector of Trade Development, Pennsylvania Office of International Business
International Affairs and Political Science MajorsPolicy Associate, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee
Spotlight: Budapest Program
Photo by Susan Siggelakis
Political Science Majors Nick Boynton (pictured far right) and Ryan Clasby (front row right) are enjoying the view at Eger Castle in the northeast of Hungary. Are you interested in studying abroad in Hungary? Contact Professor Susan Siggelakis at email@example.com or visit their website. The Budapest Spring Semester Program is available to any undergraduate at UNH interested in living and studying in the historically rich city of Budapest. Budapest is the capital of Hungary and among the most beautiful cities in Europe. Straddling the Danube River, the city offers beautiful architecture, wonderful museums, lively and varied cultural activities, and major universities that contribute to a vibrant student life in the city.