Political Science Major - For students desiring a strong understanding of governance, politics and responsible citizenship. Students with a political science major will be equipped to affect public policy.
Criminal Justice Major - A multidisciplinary program for students who wish to study causes, impacts and ways to control crime. Coursework focuses on civil and criminal law.
International Relations Major - A multidisciplinary program appropriate for students who have an interest in foreign politics, transnational behavior, globalization and related careers.
Bates credited Roanoke College with preparing her for varied roles and interests. She has said that the College provided her with "the most well-rounded education possible."