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Political science is the study of how citizens interact with their governments and how governments at all levels formulate policies to serve their citizens.
The BS program in political science offers a variety of courses and opportunities to study politics and public policy at the local, national and global levels. The program aims to provide students with the tools and skills necessary to link theory with real-world problems and issues. By providing experience with the analysis of political statistics, this degree program acquaints students with quantitative application skills. These skills are useful in graduate studies in political science, careers in public policy, or other analytical positions in or related to government and politics.
Political Science (BS)
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Many graduates of this degree program have found positions in:
In addition, some graduates have gone on to other top-tier graduate and professional schools. These students have found a range of employment opportunities in the fields of: