Dear Political Science Majors:

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Department of Political Science, I am pleased to congratulate you on selecting POL as your major. You may be interested to know that you are joining approximately 350 other undergraduate students who are majoring in political science. These students come from the College of Arts and Science, the School of Business Administration, School of Communication, and the School of Education.

As Department Chair, I assure you of my personal interest in your successful completion of an intellectually stimulating and worthwhile course of study. We are confident that you will meet the educational challenges which await you. To assist you we have compiled this Student Handbook for POL majors. We ask that you familiarize yourself with this material in order to become better acquainted with your major, the POL faculty, our courses, and special opportunities that are available to you. If you should have questions, please do not hesitate to contact this office.

Our faculty and staff will assist you in all matters relating to academic and career counseling, as well as personal growth and development. We welcome you to the department and look forward to meeting and working with you.

Sincerely,

Professor Jonathan West
Chair