About the College of Arts and Sciences
The founding college of Syracuse University remains at the center of undergraduate learning. The College is divided into the natural sciences and mathematics, the humanities, and the social sciences, with the lattermost offered in partnership with the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
CoursesCore coursework encompasses ethics, history, and law. Sample courses include:
- Marxist Theory
- Law and Society
- Political Conflict
- Social Movement Theory
- Gender and Politics
- Human Nature
Practical ExperienceThe political philosophy program is supplemented by a number of real-world opportunities:
- Volunteer in the community and intern professionally—on campus, off campus, or internationally.
- Utilize the College of Arts and Sciences’ Center for Innovative Learning (iLEARN) for support with innovative educational programs and your undergraduate research activities.
- Join one of more than 300 student organizations, including the Philosophy Club.
Study AbroadBroaden your perspective and enhance your resume with an international experience through Syracuse Abroad , which features more than 100 programs in 60 countries. You can choose semester, summer, short term, and yearlong options for international study.
Life After Syracuse UniversityAs a graduate with a major in political philosophy, you can explore such careers as:
- Political advisor
- Public affairs consultant