Welcome

The Department of Political Science at BU is the core of a community of 38 political scientists at Boston University. Its members offer courses in all fields of political science — American and Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, and Public Policy and use a wide variety of methods in their research.

The Department is also comprised of approximately 40 graduate students, nearly 500 undergraduate majors and over 100 declared undergraduate minors. Each year, approximately 3,000 students enroll in political science courses at BU, making these courses among the most demanded at BU.

We invite you to learn more about the Department by exploring the links above, as well as the recent news about our Department and our upcoming calendar events.

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