History & Political Science – Shorter University

Engage Culture.

Start your path to a career in the public square with a degree in History or Political Science at Shorter University.


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), History
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History Education (6-12)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Political Science
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science

Pre-Law Society

The Shorter Pre-Law Society (SPLS) works to provide support, resources, and assistance to Shorter students interested in attending law school upon graduation. SPLS activities focus on assisting students in strengthening their ability to gain admission to law school, such as preparing for the Law School Admission Test; preparing for life as a law school student; and gaining a more accurate understanding of the realities of life as a practicing attorney.

For more information, contact Rick Crawford, Assistant Professor of Political Science at 706-233-7273 or email rcrawford@shorter.edu.

315 Shorter Ave NW
Rome, GA 30165
 (800) 868-6980

Meet Our Faculty

Dr. Charles Carter
Associate Professor of History
Mr. Rick Crawford
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Dr. Terry Morris
Tenured Professor of History and Political Science
Dr. Justin Pettegrew
Associate Professor of History