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.
Marley Dizney Swanson '18 discusses how her passion for immigration led her to studying Political Science and Public Policy at Gettysburg College.
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.”