The purpose of a course in Political Science is to deepen our knowledge and understanding of one of the most powerful forces operating on people, communities and corporations today, namely governments and politics around the world.
Politics affects virtually every aspect of our lives, including the availability of education, jobs, housing and healthcare. Whether countries are at war or at peace depends both on what governments do and who supports them. A Bachelor’s degree in Political Science can lead to exciting careers in Central, State and local government; law; business; international organizations; non-profit associations and organizations; campaign management and polling; journalism; pre-collegiate education; electoral politics; research; university and college teaching and applied politics. Political Science major’s gain analytical skills, administrative competence and communication abilities that are valued in a wide spectrum of potential career areas.
To make students understand, interpret, explain and critically assess events, patterns and structures of politics, governments and society.
To help students deepen their knowledge and understanding of governments and politics around the world and to explore both the ‘who’ and the ‘how’ of politics, develop evaluative skills, analytical reasoning, critical argumentation, along with quantitative and qualitative reasoning.
The Department of Political Science offers the following courses: