About the Program Political Science (BS)
The study of political science explores the nature of politics, including its purposes, limitations, and significance in human life; promotes an understanding of American politics and government; analyzes and seeks comprehension of international politics and organizations; and develops a capacity for intelligent evaluations of public policies and a sensitive awareness of opposing points of view in the political conflicts of our time.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science prepares students for careers in a wide choice of fields, including the practice of law, various types of government service, the business world, and teaching on the secondary level. Students are also well prepared to enter graduate study in the fields of law, international relations, or political science.
Studying political science can help one gain a greater understanding of the variety of approaches available for addressing problems and challenges world-wide.