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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Government


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Faculty

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The Government Program

The Department of Government provides students with opportunities to investigate political phenomena ranging from the behavior of the individual citizen to relations among states in the international arena. The program seeks to develop awareness of the moral and ethical implications of political action as well as understanding of political institutions and processes from an empirical perspective.

The department maintains a strong commitment to the development of writing abilities and research skills. Most 300-level courses in the department require one or more papers. The 400-level seminars require a major paper based on independent student research. Some students, with the approval of the department, also elect an Honors project in Government.

Graduate Program

The department is actively involved in the Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) degree track of the Public Policy Program. For degree requirements, including information on admission to the traditional program and the accelerated MPP program, which is open to students of any undergraduate major, please review the Graduate Catalog or information on the Public Policy Program website http://www.wm.edu/as/publicpolicy/index.php.

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    Government

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