Politics is the framework. The foundation. The structure of our world. Understand the system.
We all know how politics is portrayed these days. It’s all about powerful people, standing armies, maybe a scandal or two. We tend to skip over the day to day.
The truth is politics is far more pervasive. It’s about teachers. The nitty gritty. Safety, protection, and freedom. It’s about community.
See it for what it is. A product of social, environmental, and even religious factors, driven by people and their passions. Understand how this web connects, how it has developed and even how you might use it to change the world.
The senior project is a two-semester thesis project. You’ll work with a faculty member to develop an original, in-depth perspective on a topic of your choice.
Students who’ve graduated from Purchase move onto…
- public service
- government agencies, nonprofits or nongovernmental organizations (NGOs)
- elected office
- law school or graduate programs
- careers in international affairs