Political sciencePolitical science is devoted to understanding the processes by which human beings create and maintain communities.
Politics continues to play a critical role in the shaping of our government, our laws, and our society.
Some skills students will learn in this program include analyzing and formulating arguments, identifying research strategies, evaluating data, working cooperatively with other students, and developing an appreciation for multiple and diverse points of view.
Political science majors often apply their skills to government agencies and programs writing policy, planning, or running for elected office. Opportunities are also in the private sector in law firms, political campaigns, and volunteer organizations. Strong analytical, verbal, and writing skills are in high demand in our society.