Political Science & GovernmentPrint
Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn about government and its function. You will take liberal arts courses, such as humanities and philosophy of politics, and learn about relationships of individuals to civil society. You will learn various forms of government and underlying philosophies, structure, and policies. You will study principles of behavior that underlie actions of political officials and public figures. This information will help you understand political processes, public law, international relations, and the concepts of freedom, liberty, justice, and power.
- Graduates with a bachelor's degree may find work in government, business, communications, finance, or education, or can enter a graduate program in international relations, diplomacy, or law.
- A graduate degree is usually required to do research, advance in management, or teach in college.
- Graduates with a degree in political science may find opportunities in the areas of marketing, management, labor relations, and lobbying.
- Director (Social Service)
- FBI/CIA Agent
- Foreign Service Officer
- Political Scientist
- Public Administrator