History and Political Science
Students who take courses in history will be better prepared to master the art, literature, languages and even business of the West, while the political science department provides students with a broad education in politics and government. Averett also offers a combined major in history and politics, which provides students with a foundation in European and American history along with in-depth study of the theory and practice of politics. Students choosing this major will be prepared for careers in business, the non-profit sector or government service.
The history department focuses on modern and western history and the faculty's specializations are in European and American history. The political science department offers a well-rounded focus that includes the major areas of political philosophy, comparative government, international relations, foreign policy and American government.Emphasis Areas: