Department of Political Science/Pre-Law
Chair: Dr. Shanna Padgham
Office: CU7 (A)
Telephone: 682-1611, Ext. 7159
Patrick Henry Arguing the Parson's Cause At Hanover Courthouse
George Cooke 1793-1849
Image courtesy of Carol Gerten's Fine Art
The Department of Political Science at Oklahoma City Community College is composed of a diverse group of active scholars committed to teaching, research, and mentoring future political scientists. The faculty's expertise spans American politics, comparative politics, law, political theory, public administration, and public policy. The department provides a broad base of 1000/2000-level courses in order to expose students to the various sub-fields of political science. The department is fully committed to ensuring that program majors are prepared for a successful transition to a four-year institution.
Oklahoma City Community College offers an Associate in Arts degree (A.A.) in Political Science. This degree provides excellent preparation for a full range of careers, including work in education, law, public policy, government, or public service.