Welcome to the department. We are pleased that you have decided, like more than six hundred Wheaton alumni, to major in political science or international relations.
To assist you in your academic planning, the department has put together this online manual. It includes many different types of information that may help you in making choices about courses, vocational interests, internships and other related matters. Please click on any of the categories in the list below to get specific information.
It is strongly recommended that you carefully read the manual and familiarize yourself with its contents. I urge that you reference the manual periodically, especially before registering for or undertaking an off-campus program or internship.
The Field of Political Science
Requirements and Curriculum Planning
Guidelines for Independent Studies
Letters of Recommendation