Degrees type: Bachelor

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Mount Aloysius students majoring in history and political science have the unique opportunity to be introduced to both areas of study, progressing to upper division work, rather than narrowly focusing on only one area. This separates Mount Aloysius from other colleges.

Students studying History/Political Science at Mount Aloysius benefit from the support of engaged and accessible faculty, small class-sizes, and outstanding internships.

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Program Highlights

  • Double focused major

  • Extensive Alumni network

  • Growing job market

  • Minor Available

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Mountie Spotlight

Let’s Get Political

Trenton put his History/PoliSci degree to quick work after graduating.

Mountie Spotlight

Leading the Debate

Political science students were picked to moderate debates for state and local political candidates.

Watch a video with Dr. Julie Smith, a professor in the history / political science department, talking about WWI.

Watch a video with Dr. Matt Arsenault, a professor in the history / political science department, discussing social research in combat zones.

Watch a video with Dr. Julie Smith, a professor in the history / political science department, talking about the causes of the great depression.

Watch a video with Dr. Matt Arsenault, a professor in the history / political science department, discussing the electoral college.

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Student Voices & Success Stories

MacKenzie Horne, ‘15, ‘17 Duquesne University, is now an archaeologist with GAI Consultants.

Dillon Bender, ‘16, is a Rose-Hulman Sports Information Graduate Assistant at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

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History and political science are so interconnected in society. The program is the perfect combo.

Maggee Carrara
Class of 2020

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