Fields of Study

Graduate students in Political Science at Ohio State typically pursue a Major Field of Study and a Minor Field of Study. 

Five Major Fields of Study

American Politics
Comparative Politics
International Relations
Political Methodology
Political Theory

A distinguishing feature of the OSU graduate program is having 4 additional lively fields that represent important new directions in political science. They are generally taken as minor fields, though some can be taken as second majors.

Four Minor Fields of Study

Political Psychology
Formal Theory
Political Economy
Race, Ethnicity and Gender