Dept. of Political Science
SUNY College at Oneonta
Oneonta, NY 13820
Schumacher Hall 10



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The Political Science Department focuses upon the instruction of undergraduate students. Its resources are entirely committed to teaching undergraduates, and professional development of faculty. The department does not offer graduate degrees. Classes are not taught by graduate teaching assistants.

  • To provide both introductory and advanced levels of undergraduate instruction in government and politics by employing the comparative, behavioral, philosophical, and institutional approaches to the discipline.

  • To encourage undergraduate interest in the analysis of political phenomena from both the scientific and philosophical viewpoints.

  • To foster the idea that "analytical thinking" based on factual information and disciplined analysis is desirable.

  • To prepare students in all academic majors for active, effective democratic citizenship.

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SUNY-Oneonta’s Award Winning
Model UN
POLS 280 Model United Nations (3 credits)
Spring 2015

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Learn about the United Nations, global issues, and diplomacy.
Join 3,500 university students from around the world.
Conference held in New York City near UN Headquarters.

INTEREST MEETING: Wednesday, Oct. 15@ 3:00 PM in SCHU 100
How to apply: Please submit a Resume, a Statement of Interest, and a DegreeWorks printout to the Political Science Dept secretary, Moira Rouggly          
Application Deadline: Oct. 22, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
For More Information:           Dr. Brett Heindl, Dept. of Political Science, SCHU 14F, Ex. 3293
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