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The Department of History and Political Science, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers three majors and two minors. Learn more about the department and our faculty.

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Department of History and Political Science

  • Alumna at the Capitol: Alexis Leicht '16 Earns Fellowship

    For a political science student, working in the California State Legislature directly following graduation sounds too good to be true. Not so for APU alumna Alexis Leicht, ‘16.

  • Recovering the Evangelism in Evangelical

    Amy Black, Ph.D., author and professor of political science at Wheaton College, addressed APU with her lecture, “Evangelicals and American Politics: Obstacles and Opportunities,” stressing that evangelical identity needs to be rooted in Christ.

  • Assemblymember Inspires Students of Color to Lead

    As part of its effort to deepen and extend its relationships with elected officials, Azusa Pacific University invited California State Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer to campus to inspire students of color to lead.

Elsewhere at APU

  • John Thornton on the Great Giving Paradox

    John Thornton, Ph.D., chair and professor, Leung School of Accounting, examines the paradox of giving as it relates to Scripture.

  • Tina Ellison: Driven to Serve

    At Azusa Pacific University’s core are faculty and staff members committed to serving their community with a spirit of care and authenticity. Exemplifying this calling, is APU trolley driver Tina Ellison.