The Political Science major provides an understanding of how humankind attempts to deal with ordered relationships in institutions through the study of political organizations such as legislatures, courts and executives.
- In addition, the focus of study is on local political affairs, national politics, comparative politics, and international relations.
- The political science student becomes aware of the scope of political topics and activities using philosophical, historical, and behavioral methods.
- Majors are expected to develop research skills in the pursuit of topics in which they have an interest.
- Political Science provides a particularly useful background for students planning a career in government or public service, law, teaching, business and other professions that involve an understanding of ordered relationships.
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