A degree in history or political science allows you to focus on your interests. Pursue a career in local, state and federal public policy, non-governmental organizations, business, law, journalism or education. With a Bachelor's degree from Molloy, you'll possess the knowledge, writing, analytical and research skills to understand and critically assess the complexity of events at home and on the global stage.
History and political science at Molloy is:
- Career focused. Theory + experience = creativity and understanding. Our curriculum gives you the skills you need to be competitive in the job market. Our faculty promotes the essential writing, presentation and research skills students need to become successful professionals. For most majors, we require a unique student-content driven methods course, which provides vital career networking advice tailored to your interests.
- Hands-on and is professionally relevant. We enjoy professional relationships with regional and state institutions and offices that frequently recruit Molloy students to serve as interns for college credit. We also participate in the Lower Hudson Valley Catholic College and University Consortium to the United Nations that meets every semester.
- Taught by experienced faculty. We are experienced scholars and policy-making practitioners in domestic and international fields of history and political science, particularly in nineteenth and twentieth century United States and European history and politics, international relations, theory and regional studies. We take a comparative approach to the analysis of history and politics to facilitate an understanding of the complexities of the global atmosphere.
- Concentrated on career-minded curriculum tracks. Under the personal advisement of a faculty member, students can focus their studies in career-minded tracks that include United States politics and history and international relations/international history.
- Future directed and service driven. As part of its initiative to prepare Molloy students for a future in public service, the department welcomes the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College. The new sustainability minor establishes Molloy as a leader in Long Island environmental policy and seeks to create a new generation of qualified public administrators to contribute to this exciting field.
- Global in scope. Travel the world with Molloy's Global Learning program. History and political science students participate in courses that offer them insights to foreign cultures, history and politics - and opportunities to travel abroad.