Political Science and Government Major

Description: A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes. Is Political Science and Government the right major for you?
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Political Science and Government Major

What Courses Do Political Science and Government Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Political Science and Government majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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