Political Science and Public Affairs


The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs offers two undergraduate degree programs--Political Science and Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  Students can pursue majors and minors in both these degree programs. The Department of Political Science and Public Affairs also offers the minor in Urban Studies and Planning.

Graduate students may choose the Master of Public Administration (MPA) or the Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning (MSUS).  The Master of Public Administration is fully accredited by The National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). The Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning is a full member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP).

A well-qualified faculty offers courses on the African American political experience, comparative politics, international relations, the American judicial system, research methods, political theory, and constitutional law.  At the undergraduate level, students may elect to focus on public administration, pre-law, or international comparative politics.

 

Mission

The Department seeks to advance the historic mission of Savannah State University by preparing students who are respectful of the past, competent to handle the present, and prepared for the future in public service in Georgia and beyond.

Undergraduate Majors

Political Science
Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Undergraduate Minors

Political Science
Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Urban Studies and Planning

Graduate Programs

Master of Public Administration
Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning

 

Graduate Certificates

MPA Nonprofit Graduate Certificate

Contact

Benn Bongang , Ph.D
Chair
Social Science Building 225
912.358.3210
bongang@savannahstate.edu

Machelle Moore
Administrative Secretary
Social Science Building 232
912.358.3221
moorema@savannahstate.edu