Political Science Programs

MAJOR, MINOR AND EXTENDED MINOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

A degree in political science is excellent preparation for a career in government or with an international organization, like the United Nations. Opportunities also exist with non-profit groups, like Amnesty International or local food banks. You may also find work in the private sector, particularly with larger companies that have government relations departments. Many journalists have a background in political science as well. Finally, a degree in political science is an excellent stepping stone to law school or a professional graduate program, like a Masters degree in Public Administration or Public Policy.

APPLIED ETHICAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY MINOR

Students in the Applied Ethical and Political Philosophy (AEPP) Minor program will develop their capacities for creative and critical thinking. They will acquire an understanding of the social and political institutions that govern our communities, our country, and the whole world. And they will increase their sensitivity to the ethical and political dimensions of our lives as individuals, as members of families, communities, interest groups, professions and nations, and as citizens of the world.

EXTENDED STUDIES CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED ETHICAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

As a graduate, you may find you have reached a point where you want to reflect more deeply on the issues and dilemmas you deal with. The Extended Studies Certificate will provide you with a way to approach personal and professional issues from a sound ethical and logical basis.

Find out more on each of our programs here:

Political Science Major

 Political Science Extended Minor

Political Science Minor

 AEPP Minor

Extended Studies Certificate

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