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Major in Political Science (B.A.)

The bachelor of arts in political science degree is designed for students to gain a solid background in political institutions and are prepared to pursue a career or enter graduate school. Students will develop skills in critical thinking, research and writing and gain valuable skills and knowledge in the workings of government.

What can I do with a degree in Political Science?

The programs are designed to prepare students for the workforce upon graduation or for studies in graduate or professional school. Most graduates find work in their related field, including careers such as:

  • Policy Analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • Political Consultant
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Lawyer
  • Government Official

Program Outcomes

For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view online catalog for the most current year.

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