Political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior (APSA).
The Political Science Department offers:
The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College is a distinguished center for leadership and public policy based in Washington, D.C. and Gettysburg. The Institute develops and sponsors civic discourse on significant issues of domestic and international public policy. Its activities include research and scholarship, education and outreach, and recognition and celebration.
From one Political Science major to another: Natalie Young '16 interviews Jack Howard '79
For students who are part of the Eisenhower Institute (EI) at Gettysburg College, making connections and meeting the world’s movers and shakers is the norm. EI program assistant and Political Science major Natalie Young ’16 interviewed Jack Howard ’79—also a Political Science major and now senior vice president of the Congressional and Public Affairs Division at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Tom Azelby '86 on Gettysburg's entrepreneurial edge
“Gettysburg produces entrepreneurs,” Azelby stated. “Part of being an entrepreneur is getting out and telling people your story, and Gettysburg made that very easy to do. I often find in my travels that many Gettysburg alumni have started their own businesses, and I am confident that their Gettysburg College experience played a role in that decision.”