Students discussing important policy issues in our state-of-the-art classrooms
Academic debate at Cochran Library
Prof. David Ebner's presentation during Constitution Week
Political Science bridges the gap between theory and real-world politics and empowers women to lead.
Sweet Briar women learn to think deeply and broadly about the impact of policies on people, markets and institutions.
Increasingly, politics affects our daily lives. Our global world is becoming ever more interdependent and the issues that impact domestic and international affairs are complex. The study of political science helps students understand the complicated issues involved — both historically and today — and prepares them for graduate work and careers in politics and related fields.