The Department of Government at UWF offers a Bachelor of Arts with specializations in political science, pre-law and international studies. Students gain a foundation in the principles of government, politics and political leadership, international affairs and civic engagement in communities to which they belong.

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The Department of Government offers students specializations

Program Description

The Department of Government offers a B.A. in Political Science, including a Pre-Law option, a B.A. in International Studies, and an M.A. in Political Science. Students may also acquire minors in the respective areas of studies. 

These liberal arts programs challenge students to think about timeless questions pertaining to the governance of human societies, such as the origin and evolution of law and justice, the workings of political institutions and processes, the exercise of political leadership, the comparative performance of regimes, problems of war and peace and contemporary political issues.


Constitution Day 2015

UWF joins the rest of the nation in honoring the Constitution of the United States of America on Friday, September 18. 
On September 17th, several states affixed their signatures to what became our founding document. Today we express our appreciation for that remarkable work with a public lecture featuring a panel discussion led by members of the outstanding UWF Department of Government faculty.
Event Details:
UWF Conference Center 
Friday, September 18th, 2015, 12:30 PM
All members of the UWF community and the public are welcome to attend.
Featured Panel Speakers: 
Dr. Alfred Cuzan, Distinguished University Professor
Dr. James Miklovich, Professor of History
Dr. David Ramsey, Assistant Professor, Pre-Law Advisor
Dr. Jacob Shively, Assistant Professor
Dr. Michelle Williams, Department Chair, Professor, and Graduate Student Advisor