Political Science Minor

As one scholar noted, politics answers the question of who gets what and why. Study the "real" world of politics with us.

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What You’ll Learn

Examine the power relations within and among states. When you study it, you can better understand political and governmental behavior. You will have an understanding of how to better use our collective resources for the general welfare of society.

Our political science minor can include an internship in Washington, DC, or other opportunities within local or state government.

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"I found in my major the ability to actually live-test these political theories we had been studying about. We got together as a class and ran software simulations in which we represented presidents, vice-presidents, and secretaries of defense in a fictitious world striving for supremacy and survival. This simulation started as a curious assignment, but it quickly dominated our lives as we were consumed by our roles and the success of our nations."Giorgio Rajao

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Last Updated 9/18/18

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