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.
Gettysburg College prepares students to be leaders and active citizens in their professions, communities, the nation, and the world. Many students get their first significant taste of our increasingly global society while at Gettysburg – through course work with faculty, study abroad opportunities, service projects, and more. For many, that taste is merely the beginning of exciting and productive lives and careers abroad.
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.”