- Engage with real-world policy experts including U.S. Department of State officials, Congressional staff, intelligence analysts and more
- Experience Washington, D.C. your junior year as part of a 3-day class immersion trip
- Study abroad and carry out a policy summer internship with the help of scholarships
- Simulate real-world policy crises in "Gateway to Global Policy Making" and take on the roles of the National Security Council
- Develop your own research project in PPIA 3301 and learn social science research methodology
- Collaborate with your fellow Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars in PPIA 3302 on a semester-long real-life policy analysis project
- Cooperate with a local Dallas-Fort Worth organization to complete your policy practicum
To learn more about the SMU Tower Scholars Program, read our information card.