The department of Political Science and International Affairs offer the two as majors as well as Security and Conflict Studies as a minor. They offer a wide range of courses with concentrations in all major areas of political science and international affairs. The department employs highly accomplished, established, and professional faculty that are always willing to help students. Located between two centers of political power, Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia, these majors at UMW are ideal for politically-minded students to pursue internships, independent study projects, and professional opportunities. To find out more about the department, visit the Political Science and International Affairs.