The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Why Major In Political Science?

The discipline of political science seeks to describe and to explain political phenomena including foreign and domestic political institutions, the political process, political behavior, and contemporary political and security issues. Students learn the following skills in political science courses:

Critical thinking
Ability to analyze the relationships of individuals with their governments
Learning the rights and responsibilities of citizens

The major has especially strong appeal for those who anticipate careers in law and government. They will find this degree particularly helpful in the Foreign Service, The Department of Homeland Security, The State Department, intelligence agencies, military services, as well as a broad range of ancillary civilian and government organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Major in Political Science?
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