PennWest Edinboro's Department of History, Politics, Languages and Cultures offers
many unique and innovative ways to learn from the past and from the diverse people
and cultures that contribute to our modern global society. Through our varied degree
programs, students become equipped for interesting and emergent careers in the 21st
Why Study History, Politics, Languages and Cultures at Edinboro?
We offer a comprehensive approach to the study of human beings, cultures and languages,
as well as the circumstances and events that transformed their lives from prehistory
to the present.
Our student-centered environment focuses on teaching, research and advising. As a
result, students develop research, analytical and language skills that can be utilized
across a broad spectrum of professional environments.
Faculty members provide students with both a national and international perspective,
informed by an appreciation of cultural and linguistic diversity.
Political Science majors develop a broad and sophisticated understanding of politics,
including knowledge of American politics, international relations, comparative politics
and political theory.