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Peter Pietrangelo of Sault Ste. Marie presented a research paper at the 2010 John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference and Seminar held during the summer at the State University of New York in Oneonta. The conference, "Old Lessons for a New Millennium: Nature Writing and Environmentalism in the 21st Century," focused on the work of writers who contributed to the early conservation movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and the work of contemporary writers who are exerting an influence on the development of early 21st century environmentalism. Read more

Peter Pietrangelo ('10)
Liberal Studies, concentrations in both English and professional communication

Political Science

Is one of a number of liberal arts majors that prepare students for a broad range of career opportunities.

Political science is the systematic study of government, politics and public policy.

Specialized Education
 
Degrees

Political science is one of a number of liberal arts majors that prepare students for a broad range of career opportunities. Political science majors choose one of three tracks or concentrations: general political science, pre-law, or public administration. Each concentration provides a combination of knowledge and skills especially appropriate for those with particular career goals. However, choosing one concentration over the others does not limit you to a particular career path — each of the tracks provides a solid grounding in political science and a broad liberal arts background.

General education requirements and sufficient elective credits must be completed so that at least 124 semester credits have been earned.

 

  

Tracks:

  • General Pre-Law
  • Public Administration
Well Prepared

LSSU has a great reputation for placing Political Science students in graduate and professional schools, such as:

  • Georgetown University
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Illinois

Average Salary of Graduates (NACE)

  • $32,645

*Based on survey of 2004-2006 LSSU graduates
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