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​Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Each year, talented students from around the world bring their intellect, work ethic and enthusiasm to Grove City College and make the most of all the Department of Political Science and the campus have to offer. Research opportunities, unique work experiences and student clubs and organizations are just a few of the ways our students get involved.


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  • Allison Wetzel ‘16, a political science major from East Liverpool, Ohio, spent her summer interning at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara, Calif., with the Young America’s Foundation.

    The foundation profiled Wetzel recently, noting that from a young age she’s loved American public policy and history, and especially loved learning about the nation’s founding fathers on family vacations to Colonial Williamsburg and Revolutionary War battlefields. Wetzel found th...Read More

  • How big of a role did the affordability of GCC play in your college decision making process?
    Actually a huge role. I had intended to go to a private university in Chicago, on a Naval ROTC scholarship as a Biology major. I told the ROTC office at the university that I wanted to change my major to political science and they dropped my scholarship. I couldn’t afford the school any longer, and GCC seemed like the obvious choice. I had an amazing vi...Read More

  • Do you feel like you made any concessions to come to a school that is reasonably priced?
    One of the things that drew me most to GCC was that I didn’t feel I had to make any compromises despite the lower tuition. It is a school that is fiscally responsible and uses its money better than other schools.

    What are some of the ways you have been spiritually engaged while at GCC?
    You name it! Grove City College offers group Bible studi...Read More

  • Do you feel like you made any concessions to come to a school that is reasonably priced?
    I absolutely do not feel like I made any concessions to come to a reasonably priced school. In fact, I was fortunate enough to have been granted a four-year Army ROTC scholarship to Ohio State. Choosing between the two schools was one of the harder decisions I’ve been asked to make. I ultimately chose Grove City, evidently not because of money, but because ...Read More

 

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Current Students

​Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you.

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Minor in Political Science

​ Students gain a foundational understanding of the important theories, methods and research findings of political scientists and are prepared to relate this specialized knowledge to their primary field of study.

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Internships

​Recently, students have interned at “Meet the Press,” The Washington Times, the United States Supreme Court and with various federal departments, agencies and members of Congress.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​An integral component to an excellent undergraduate education, research opportunities help prepare students for top graduate and professional programs and successful careers in professional sectors.

 
 
 
 
 

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After Graduation

​Following graduation, many of our graduates attend top law schools or pursue advanced degrees in political science, public administration and public policy.

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B.A. in Political Science

​The Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science prepares students to excel in competitive graduate and professional programs as well as careers in law, government and business.

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