Ep 3: Political Science Programs with Coty Martin

Coty Martin

In this episode Scott has an excellent discussion with Coty Martin, Assistant Visiting Professor of Political Science at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Coty is also a PhD candidate at West Virginia University, studying comparative politics and international relations.

Discover how political science programs can prepare you for careers in a wide variety of professional settings, not just politics. Coty walks you through how he runs his classroom and fosters important discussion and critical thinking among his students. Skills in communication, research, and the ability to interpret data offer a wide range of benefits to any student and future professional!

What You’ll Learn in This Episode:

  • What career opportunities await political science students.
  • How political science classes function on a day-to-day basis.
  • How current events can significantly impact the discussion and studies in political science courses.
  • What skills and traits political science students should posses in order to have success in PoliSci.
  • The importance of political science in shaping public policy and improving the lives of citizens around the world.
  • And much more!

West Virginia Wesleyan College At a Glance

West Virginia Wesleyan College Logo

West Virginia Wesleyan College is a private residential college with 49 undergraduate majors, 34 minors, and a variety of graduate programs. With a spiritual and liberal arts education foundation, WVWC is committed to developing students’ critical thinking and creative skills as well as their intellectual, ethical, spiritual, and leadership potential. Students can connect with peers and professors through community engagement opportunities or in any of the 80+ student organizations available on campus.

  • Year Established: 1890
  • Student Population: ~1,400
  • Location: Buckhannon, WV
  • Mascot: Bobcats

Bachelors in Political Science from West Virginia Wesleyan College

WVWC’s Bachelor’s in Political Science degree program is designed for students interested in government and diplomatic service, research organizations, professional campaign organizations, and other similar careers. Students can take classes like American Foreign Policy, Race and Public Policy, and Gender and Politics, and be prepared to continue their education in areas like political science, public administration, and law.

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