Why Political Science?

Why Political Science?

Students in our program develop professionally marketable skills including:

  • Oral and written communication
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Research and data analysis
  • Networking

What Do We Study?

  • How governments and agencies work -- U.S. and foreign, national, state and local levels
  • International political and economic systems and issues
  • Policies that impact our individual and collective lives
  • Political dynamics like social movements, uprisings, and economic shifts
  • Political events like war, revolution, elections and democratization
  • Problems like human  trafficking, cartels, and economic crisis

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