Political Science Mission Statement:
The mission of the Department of Political Science is to advance the teaching, scholarship, and service goals of UMBC. As teachers, we aim to promote academic excellence, leadership and responsible citizenship among out students. As scholars, we aspire to contribute to the field of political science with quality research and active participation in the discipline. As members of the University, local, and statewide communities, we pledge our talents and time to help improve both our surrounding environs and ourselves.