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James Madison College @ MSU

Beaumont Tower

A college of public affairs

James Madison College is a residential college at Michigan State University offering sophisticated multidisciplinary programs in the social sciences founded on a model of liberal education. We prepare students for law school, graduate study, decision-making roles in public and private enterprise, and careers in government, media, politics, social services, public administration, education, business and industry, and the foreign service. Our four majors are as follows: Social Relations and Policy, Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy, Comparative Cultures and Politics, International Relations.