Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
History and Government
Cedarville's Department of History and Government is biblically grounded, academically rigorous, and ideologically conservative.
We’re proud of our successful graduates! 100% of 2019 graduates from the Department of History and Government were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Check out Cedarville’s other placement rates.
University Prepares for August Return to Campus
Graduate and undergraduate students will be welcomed back to campus as scheduled on August 14-16, 2020.
Cedarville Stories Podcast: Breath of Fresh Air in Complicated World of Politics
Political science professor Mark Caleb Smith has become a media favorite because of his balanced insights.
Senior Celebration Honors Largest Graduating Class
There were 826 undergraduate and graduate students earning 832 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees during the special online celebration. Commencement will still be held Homecoming Weekend, October 2-3, with full regalia.
COVID-19 Sparks Special Celebration to Honor the Class of 2020
The senior class will be recognized with May 2 online event at 10 a.m. and other special observances.
Student-Centered Focus Leads Cedarville University During Coronavirus
Cedarville University President Dr. Thomas White announced this morning the university will teach online for the remainder of the semester.
Political Science Program Curriculum
Building on your core liberal arts and Bible minor courses, you will take courses in a variety of areas, including law, political philosophy, international relations, and American government. You will get a well-rounded education in politics, plus the ability to dig deeper, through seminar courses, in areas of special interest like religion and politics, campaigns and elections, nationalism, constitutional law, and key political thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Locke, and Tocqueville.This major is offered with a bachelor's-to-master's accelerated completion plan.
- American Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties and Rights
- Campaigns and Elections