Political science majors will learn to see the interconnectedness of cultures as a powerful tool for the future of the modern world.

Political Science

As a political science major, you will develop an awareness of the modern world in its many historical and political dimensions. You’ll learn to view other people and cultures objectively as you develop your writing, research, and critical thinking skills.

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Gregory Vitarbo
Head, History, Political Science, and International Studies Department
214 Joyner Hall
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(919) 760-8089
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A political science major can prepare you for a wide variety of career options including:

  • politics
  • lobbying
  • law
  • teaching
  • and more.

Featured Stories

Strong Story | Ann Cox

Ann Cox, '18, has had a love of politics for as long as she can remember and that love has been more encouraged at Meredith. read more »


Strong Story | Cristy Villalobos

Participating in student government early on at Meredith sparked an interest in politics for Cristy Villalobos, '17. read more »


Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Organizations for political science majors include The History and Politics Club, which sponsors a variety of events on and off campus, ranging from a trip to Washington, D.C. to movie nights and guest speakers on current topics and issues. read more »