Politics pervades every facet of our lives. Students who study political science are involved in an ongoing inquiry into the nature, use, and distribution of power; the source of political authority; and the on-going pursuit of justice in societies.
Students who complete the political science program will be able to pursue careers in law, government service, public policy or planning, journalism, political activism, non-profit organizations, management, teaching, the bureaucracy, diplomatic service, or any field that requires excellent communication and analytical skills.
The political science program has five main goals:
Ultimately all political science courses center around the questions of justice, the purposes of government, and the responsibilities of citizenship.
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