Welcome to the Department of History and Political Science

At Barry University every class is taught by an experienced professor, whose goal it is to make learning an enriching experience through one-on-one attention and by providing a community like environment.

Our goal is to see our students succeed in their college careers. The Department of History and Political Science offers students a solid foundation in preparing them for fulfilling careers in the fields of law, international studies, history, government, politics, business, media and teaching.

Our major degree programs are:

  • BS Political Science
  • BA Pre-Law
  • BA International Studies
  • BA History

Our minor offerings are:

  • History
  • Peace Studies
  • Political Science
  • Social Science

Majors will also have the opportunity to pursue independent study on topics of interest and internships in various approved agencies and organizations.

For more information, please contact the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History and Political Science at 305-899-3475; 1-800-756-6000, ext. 4098 or sforeman@barry.edu

A Bachelors & Law Degree In Six Years (3 + 3 Program)

Students in the History, Political Science or Pre-Law programs also have the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree and a law degree in a combined six years.