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Political Science

Student Voices

What’s it like to study political science at Carthage?

Take a look at what these students have to say about majoring in political science at Carthage to learn about the department from their perspective.

  • Shannon Black ’16

    • Majors: Political Science
    • Minors: Religion
    • Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa

    ““I chose Carthage because of its impeccable reputation for developing thinkers.”

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  • Wyatt Cooper ’17

    • Majors: Political Science and Criminal Justice
    • Hometown: Clinton, Illinois

    “My favorite classes at Carthage so far have been my two Western Heritage courses. They helped me adapt my writing to a college level, and I enjoyed the intellectual discussion. It was a great ‘transition into college’ course.”

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  • Madeline Owca ’19

    • Majors: English and Political Science
    • Minors: French and Secondary Education
    • Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin

    “There is such a strong sense of community here. Everyone from the professors to the students want to help you succeed!”

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  • Samuel Tomten ’16

    • Majors: History and Political Science
    • Hometown: Janesville, Wisconsin

    “I can’t believe how much I’ve learned, or how many people I’ve met. I’ve re-evaluated almost everything I thought I knew when I was in high school and I love it!”

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